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RadioShack’s shambling remains were provided another jolt of life today. Mouse Radioshack… when they were purchased by another business that prepares to relaunch the once-great retailer as an online-focused brand.

The store’s remains were purchased by Retail Ecommerce Ventures (REV), a startup founded in 2019 that’s been scooping up brands from other faded retail giants too, including Pier 1, Modell’s Sporting Goods, Dressbarn, and more. REV says RadioShack’s website currently has “strong existing sales and sales potential,” and the company is “confident” it can further raise awareness of the brand globally.

REV declares it’s effectively reversed other business it’s released as online brands. The Wall Street Journal reported that Dressbarn more than doubled its income between the second and first quarter of 2020.

RadioShack was founded in 1921 and became a retail staple in the ’80s and ’90s for anyone aiming to get tech basics. For a long period of time, that implied actual radio elements, but wound up including lots of electronic toys (one Edge editor fondly remembers his Armatron) and eventually phones. Its fortunes decreased greatly as online shopping arrived, and the business applied for personal bankruptcy twice in the past five years. RadioShack still licenses its name to third-party “authorized” shops and offers branded products within some areas of HobbyTown, a crafts seller– comparable to how you can still discover “Sharper Image” products at Kohl’s even though that seller shut its physical doors over a decade ago. REV didn’t say whether those RadioShack licenses would stick around. Mouse Radioshack

REV says it will “quickly relaunch” RadioShack’s site. For those of you still sticking on to fond memories of the store, there’ll be a familiar sufficient place to go when you desire to buy costly HDMI cable televisions and knockoff headphones.