Radio Shack

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RadioShack Is Hawking Its Name, Your Data

Hedge fund puts in $15M bid

(Newser) - The name that brothers Theodore and Milton Deutschmann came up with for their ham radio store in 1921 is up for sale—and, more controversially, so are the email addresses and other customer data RadioShack collected before filing for bankruptcy in February. The current top bid is $15 million and... More »

Amazon Might Buy RadioShack Storefronts

Bankruptcy looms for RadioShack; some locations may be purchased

(Newser) - has long been trying to boost its physical presence in the real world , and this could be its biggest move yet: Bloomberg , citing multiple insiders, reports that the online retailer is in talks to acquire some RadioShack storefronts. RadioShack has been struggling and is expected to file for... More »

Radio Shack Ditches 'Radio' to Become ... 'The Shack'

(Newser) - From all accounts, Radio Shack is set to rebrand itself “The Shack,” Joshua Topolsky writes for Engadget. “It makes perfect sense—radios aren’t exactly considered cutting edge these days,” Topolsky writes, and “the store is about to launch a full assault on the mobile... More »

Dow Shocks with 92 Point Gain

But credit worries still lurking

(Newser) - The Dow rebuffed Wall St.'s bearish ambiance today, picking up 92.84 points to close at 13,358.31. One analyst says the weekend calmed jitters that led to a 500 point bloodletting at the end of last week, and a day without any major economic shakeups or earnings... More »

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