Thursday, March 9, 2017

Electronics store RadioShack files for bankruptcy again

The exterior of a RadioShack store is seen in New York February 5, 2015.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid U.S. electronics chain RadioShack Corp filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday for the second time in a little over two years, faced with a challenging retail environment and an unsatisfying partnership with wireless provider Sprint Corp.

The Chapter 11 filing comes after RadioShack, owned by General Wireless Operations Inc, tried to revitalize its business by co-branding stores with the wireless carrier in an effort to compete against their largest rivals.

RadioShack will close approximately 200 stores and will evaluate options on the remaining 1,300, the company said in a statement.. . . more

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