Radio Shack

Ian S. King isking at
Thu Feb 5 14:46:21 CST 2015

On Thu, Feb 5, 2015 at 12:21 PM, Evan Koblentz <evan at> wrote:

> So ..... Radio Shack is (more or less) finally dead.
> There are still plenty of RS stores open for business. (Although I read
> this morning that they're not getting new shipments, which makes them
> essentially clearance stores.) Apparently the company is legally allowed to
> close a maximum of 200 stores per year. Or something like that.
> Horn-tooting: the Wall Street Journal interviewed me about RS back at
> World Maker Faire last fall. They published the story online today and
> it'll be in print tomorrow.
> radioshack-at-the-mercy-of-lenders-1423164004
> Scroll aaaaaaaaaaaall the way down to the bottom. (LOL, yeah, I'm
> important!)

Behind a paywall, y'all....

Ian S. King, MSIS, MSCS
Ph.D. Candidate
The Information School
University of Washington

An optimist sees a glass half full. A pessimist sees it half empty. An
engineer sees it twice as large as it needs to be.

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