December 17, 2014

Payments made via near field communications (NFC)-enabled mobile handsets will account for $130 billion in worldwide consumer retail spend by 2020, according to a study by Strategy Analytics. 

December 16, 2014

Struggling consumer electronics retailer RadioShack Corp. has named Carlin Adrianopoli, a consultant with strategic advisory and interim management services firm FTI Consulting, as its new interim CFO. Adrianopoli replaces Alix Partners managing director Holly Etlin, who was named interim CFO in September 2014 to replace previous CFO John Feray after he resigned.

December 12, 2014

The massive cost cutting plan outlined on Thursday, Dec.11, by RadioShack is likely not sufficient to forestall a restructuring of the company's debt in the near term, according to Fitch Ratings.

December 11, 2014

On Thursday RadioShack reported a wider-than-expected third-quarter loss and detailed cost costs that include staff reductions and more store closings to boost earnings by some $400 million annually.

December 8, 2014

Shack Corp. on Monday denied that it  defaulted on a loan from its term lenders—Salus Capital Partners and Cerberus Capital Management—less than a week after the chain initially disputed the allegations as “wrong and self-serving,” the Wall Street Journal reported.

December 3, 2014

Brand-building expert and consultant Denise Lee Yohn has released her annual outlook for the year,  “Brands to Watch in 2015.” Here are her top five picks.

November 18, 2014

Researching and browsing gifts on mobile far outranks purchasing items (whether at home or in a competitor’s store), and even coveted millennial shoppers are heading to the store or laptop to complete major purchases, according to a study by RichRelevance.

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.

November 12, 2014

RadioShack Corp. is reportedly placing a midday break into its previously planned all-day store hours for Thanksgiving.

November 11, 2014

Samsung Electronics and SAP SE are partnering to deliver enterprise mobility solutions for a number of industries, including an integrated payments solution.

October 30, 2014

Revenue coming from smartphones grew 141% year-over-year during the third quarter of fiscal 2014.

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 24, 2014

Wow. What a month in the world of mobile payments.

October 24, 2014

Ninety percent of mobile phone users and 80% of tablet users are still “purchase holdouts” and have not made a purchase on these respective devices in the past three months, according to a Forrester survey of more than 4,000 respondents. 

October 21, 2014

Motorola Solutions Inc. has unveiled the Symbol TC70 touch computer, an enterprise-class mobile computer running the Android KitKat operating system.

October 20, 2014

RadioShack's Fix It Here same-day mobile repair service is now available in 26 stores in the Chicago area.

October 16, 2014

Starting next week, RadioShack will roll out its initial launch of Apple Pay at more than 900 RadioShack locations in five key markets: Manhattan, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

September 29, 2014

Standard General LP is in talks to improve RadioShack’s cash position in advance of the holiday season, Reuters reported.

September 23, 2014

RadioShack Corp. has reportedly so far been unsuccessful in its efforts to convince an unidentified ‘major vendor’ to modify a commercial agreement in a way that could benefit a financial restructuring.

September 16, 2014

Subway announced that it will launch NFC-based mobile payments nationwide on Oct. 1 with Softcard, the mobile commerce joint venture created by AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA, Inc. and Verizon Wireless.

September 15, 2014

John Feray, who had served as CFO of RadioShack for less than a year, has resigned from the company, citing personal reasons.

September 11, 2014

Near Field Communication (NFC) POS payment terminals from Pax Technology Inc. now support Apple Pay. Pax has a portfolio of products including countertop, mobile and multi-lane NFC-equipped terminals tested to work with Apple Pay.

September 11, 2014

RadioShack Corp. on Thursday posted a net loss of $137.2 million in its second quarter, more than double the $52.2 million loss reported in the year-ago period.