April 1, 2015

In what may be a tale of survival to rival the PT 109 ordeal of John F. Kennedy, RadioShack Corp. will exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy with some 1,700 stores intact.

March 30, 2015

Canada’s Future Shop will soon be a thing of the past. Best Buy announced it is consolidating its Future Shop division, and the chain’s namesake stores and Future Shop stores will all operate under the Best Buy nameplate. As part of the consolidation, 66 Future Shop stores will be closed, effective March 30. Also, 65 Future Shop locations will be shuttered for one week to transition to Best Buy.

March 24, 2015

The end of a retail icon is always big news in commercial real estate, and it’s particularly relevant when the brand in question is closing more than 4,000 stores around the country.

March 9, 2015

Video game retailer GameStop Corp. has reportedly bid on the leases of 163 stores that bankrupt consumer electronic chain RadioShack Corp. is abandoning as of March 1.

February 26, 2015

RadioShack Corp. will reportedly auction the leases of 2,000 stores in March, while GameStop has entered the picture as a bidder.

February 5, 2015

In an expected move, longtime-struggling RadioShack has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, listing assets of $1.2 billion and total debt of nearly $1.4 billion.

February 3, 2015

As the New York Stock Exchange delists trading of its shares, beleaguered consumer electronics retailer RadioShack Corp. reportedly has at least two suitors interested in buying some of its stores.

February 2, 2015

Hedge fund Standard General LP is reportedly arranging to act as the lead “stalking horse” bidder for troubled electronics retailer RadioShack Corp.

January 16, 2015

RadioShack Corp. is reportedly negotiating with Sprint to sell some of its store leases to the wireless carrier.

December 22, 2014

Home décor superstore retailer At Home has appointed Jennifer Warren as its new chief marketing officer. 

November 24, 2014

Best Buy’s 43 Chicagoland stores are sporting a fresher look and assortment upgrades after the retailer’s $20 million overhaul earlier this year.

November 20, 2014

Best Buy on Thursday reported unexpectedly strong and better-than-expected profit and sales for the third quarter, gaining new momentum as it heads into the holiday shopping season. 

November 14, 2014

RadioShack's Fix It Here! same-day mobile repair service is now available in 30 stores in the Houston area, adding to 650 stores already in play and plans to roll the service out to 750 stores by year end.

October 31, 2014

Canadian consumer electronics retailer Future Shop, a subsidiary of Best Buy, will open its third small-format store, in Cornwall, Ontario, in November.

October 29, 2014

RadioShack's Fix It Here same-day mobile repair service is now available in 31 stores in the Boston area. Fix It Here is available in more than 550 RadioShack stores in key markets across the nation, and RadioShack plans to rollout Fix It Here to 750 locations by the end of the year.

October 23, 2014

Radio Shack is launching its new “R Promise” initiative to offer holiday shoppers services including price matching and new payment options.

October 3, 2014

The 2014 holiday season will see the highest levels of consumer spending on consumer electronics (CE) since 1994.

September 24, 2014

Ron Johnson is reportedly stepping back into the public arena. The former J.C. Penney chief (and, before that, Apple retail head) is about to launch a “high-end, on-demand delivery service” for electronic devices, according to The Information.

September 9, 2014

Analyst firm Wedbush Securities is reportedly advising clients that a bankruptcy is “imminent” at RadioShack.

May 1, 2014

Best Buy is updating its home theater departments with in-store Sony shops.

April 16, 2014

Bang & Olufsen unveiled its first newly redesigned store concept in North America, at the new Madison Avenue location in New York City.

March 24, 2014

RadioShack has opened the company’s second California concept store in Sun Valley. RadioShack has been part of the Sun Valley community since opening in 1982.

March 4, 2014

RadioShack Corp. said it plans to close up to 1,100 stores, approximately one-fifth of its total, and also announced a disappointing holiday season and a wider quarterly loss.