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RadioShack to close mall stores

...stores, but only two were listed Friday on a corporate document of potential closings. The Texas-based consumer electronics chain filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday. RadioShack said in its Chapter 11 filing that it plans to sell 1,500...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-06/radioshack-close-mall-stor
RadioShack files for bankruptcy protection, to sell stores

NEW YORK - A diminished RadioShack will live on, but its future may lie with Sprint.Struggling consumer electronics chain RadioShack, founded nearly a century ago, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection late Thursday. It plans to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-05/radioshack-files-bankruptc
Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for deals

...perception of these deals," she says.Jeff Haydock, a spokesman at Best Buy, the nation's largest consumer electronics chain, said the best deals become available Thanksgiving when its doors open at 5 p.m. For example, one of Best Buy's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-26/thanksgiving-trumps-black-
Find shopping deals for college students

...can get you major savings. But many of the deals are not advertised, so ask.Clothing seller Banana Republic and electronics chain RadioShack Corp., for example, offer discounts to college students year-round. Online sellers, such as Amazon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2013-09-05/find-shoppin
Toy makers expand the universe where toys are sold

...season, one of the must-haves came from consumer electronics chain RadioShack Corp., which latched onto a micro radio-controlled...for RadioShack, marking its debut at the consumer electronics chain. "We want shoppers to bump into the Lego brand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/17/liv_375916.shtml
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...chairmanNEW YORK - Best Buy's founder Richard Schulze is stepping down as chairman of the beleaguered consumer-electronics chain after the company's investigation revealed that he failed to alert the board of directors when he learned that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-05-14/business-briefs
Best Buy earnings jump sharply in fourth quarter

...from new stores, sales gains and the absence of its former Musicland division. The nation's largest consumer electronics chain also said Wednesday that its first quarter and full-year fiscal 2005 earnings would be higher than current analyst...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/01/bus_410666.shtml
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Best Buy makeover dramatic, quick

...most dramatic -- and speedy -- turnarounds in modern retailing. Schulze founded the Minneapolis-based consumer electronics chain 32 years ago. It grew, went public and grew some more -- "weed-like," as he put it -- and by mid-1996...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/05/bus_232557.shtml
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Radio Shack to close three Augusta-area stores

...Wendy Dominguez said. "The bottom line is the low traffic." The struggling Fort Worth, Texas-based consumer electronics chain announced in February it would close as many as 700 low-profit locations to restore corporate earnings, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/29/bus_74439.shtml
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Divix pulls plug on video disk format

...that people already bought, threatening to confuse consumers over what to buy. Circuit City, a major consumer electronics chain, said movie studios didn't make enough movies to play in the format, and other stores failed to come on board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/17/tec_263853.shtml
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