RadioShack’s shambling remains were offered another shock of life today. Radioshack Rc Hummer 1 10 Scale Mattracks Operators Manual… when they were purchased by another business that plans to relaunch the once-great seller as an online-focused brand name.
The store’s remains were bought by Retail Ecommerce Ventures (REV), a start-up founded in 2019 that’s been scooping up brands from other faded retail giants as well, consisting of Pier 1, Modell’s Sporting Item, Dressbarn, and more. REV says RadioShack’s site already has “strong existing sales and sales potential,” and the company is “positive” it can further raise awareness of the brand internationally.
REV declares it’s successfully turned around other business it’s introduced as online brands. The Wall Street Journal reported that Dressbarn more than doubled its revenue in between the very first and second quarter of 2020.
RadioShack was founded in 1921 and ended up being a retail staple in the ’80s and ’90s for anybody seeking to get tech basics. For a long period of time, that meant actual radio parts, but ended up including lots of electronic toys (one Verge editor fondly remembers his Armatron) and eventually phones. Its fortunes declined significantly as online shopping got here, and the business declared bankruptcy twice in the past 5 years. RadioShack still accredits its name to third-party “authorized” shops and sells branded products within some locations of HobbyTown, a crafts retailer– comparable to how you can still find “Sharper Image” items at Kohl’s even though that retailer shut its physical doors over a years ago. REV didn’t state whether those RadioShack licenses would remain. Radioshack Rc Hummer 1 10 Scale Mattracks Operators Manual
REV says it will “soon relaunch” RadioShack’s website. So for those of you still sticking on to fond memories of the store, there’ll be a familiar adequate location to go when you want to purchase expensive HDMI cable televisions and knockoff headphones.