April 28, 2015

Best Buy Co. Inc., a founder of the MCX retailer consortium that is developing a mobile payment system called CurrentC, will accept Apple Pay in stores starting later in 2015.

April 21, 2015

I think there’s a tendency to lump all store closings together, when the reality is much more nuanced and complex. Not all store closings are created equal, so I wanted to break the recent announcements down into several different categories.

April 10, 2015

A new chapter in the ongoing saga of RadioShack started on Friday with Sprint launching retail operations in 1,435 RadioShack stores.
 

April 3, 2015

Joe Magnacca has stepped down as CEO of RadioShack. Magnacca made the announcement on Wednesday in an internal memo to employees, according to the Dallas Business Journal.

April 2, 2015

General Wireless Inc., an affiliate of Standard General LP, has officially received U.S. Bankruptcy Court approval to acquire the inventory and assume leases of 1,743 RadioShack stores following a bankruptcy auction.

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 24, 2015

Supermarket chain H-E-B is the most trusted chain in the most trusted niche of retail.

March 18, 2015

DJM Real Estate, a division of Gordon Brothers Group, has been retained by RadioShack Corporation to handle the disposition of seven owned industrial properties.

March 10, 2015

U.S. consumers are no more interested in paying for purchases using mobile phones than they were six months ago, when Apple unveiled Apple Pay.

March 2, 2015

Samsung Electronics Co. added new fire to the mobile payment market and its competition with Apple, unveiling two new flagship Galaxy smartphones and a mobile payments system in partnership with MasterCard.

February 23, 2015

Mobile was all the rage during the 2014 holiday buying season. But the mobile buzz of late hasn’t just been about mobile purchasing. More consumers are now retail deal-hunting by mobile than in previous years – creating an entirely new paradigm for handheld devices as it relates to information gathering and comparative shopping, versus the act of completing an actual purchase.

February 20, 2015

RadioShack Corp. has received bankruptcy court approval to sell more than 1,100 stores it plans to close by the end of this month.

February 18, 2015

Samsung Electronics Co. is making a major commitment to mobile payments with its agreement to acquire U.S. startup LoopPay, a mobile wallet solutions provider that turns existing magnetic stripe readers into contactless receivers.

February 17, 2015

Jonathan Ive, senior VP of design at Apple, is working on a redesign of Apple stores to make them feel more like a “natural” environment for the forthcoming Apple Watch, according to an article in The New Yorker.

February 11, 2015

Family Dollar Stores Inc. is putting its head in a cloud in order to clear its operations.

February 11, 2015

Smartphone use continues to rise, with 71% of all consumers and 85% of Millennials owning a smartphone.

February 9, 2015

A&G Realty Partners, a leading commercial real estate, advisory and investment group, has been retained by RadioShack to manage the sale of retail store leases and warehouses following the company's recent Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.

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 23, 2015

RadioShack Corp. announced that it received a continued listing standards notice from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Jan. 15.

January 16, 2015

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

December 29, 2014

The U.S. Department of Labor is reportedly investigating how RadioShack has been managing its 401(k) retirement plans for employees.

December 19, 2014

The management shakeup continues at RadioShack Corp.