Left for Dead, Twice, RadioShack Gets Another Shot Online

RadioShack, a fixture at the mall for decades, has been pulled from brink of death, again.

  • Published 24 November 2020
FILE - This Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 file photo shows a RadioShack store in Dallas. RadioShack, the nearly century-old electronics retailer ubiquitous in malls for decades, has been pulled from brink of death — again. It’s the most prized name in the basket of retail brands that entrepreneur investors Alex Mehr and Tai Lopez have scooped up for a relative pittance since the coronavirus pandemic landed on U.S. shores. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
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SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — RadioShack, a fixture at the mall for decades, has been pulled from brink of death, again. It’s the most prized name in the basket of brands that entrepreneur investors Alex Mehr and Tai Lopez have scooped up since the coronavirus pandemic bowled over the U.S. retail sector and sent a number of chains into bankruptcy protection. Those brands so far include Pier1, Dressbarn and Modell’s. Mehr and Lopez plan to…

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