RadioShack Expands 'Trade and Save' Program
RadioShack today announced that for the next month, it will expand its "Trade and Save" program, which offers instant rebates off the price of new phones when old phones are traded in. RadioShack says that any working phone that's not damaged will be worth $50 towards the purchase of a new phone. For the next two weeks, the $50 will be good toward the HTC EVO 4G and EVO Shift 4G (through Feb. 12). Starting February 12 and running through March 5, RadioShack will offer discounts towards other devices.
Judge Approves Sale of RadioShack Stores
A U.S. judge has given RadioShack permission to sell its 1,740 stores to Standard General, a hedge fund that plans to operate the stores with Sprint.
Apple, AT&T Seek to Block RadioShack's Sale of Customer Data
Apple and AT&T have filed legal objections to RadioShack's planned sale of customer data. RadioShack sold products from both AT&T and Apple and originally agreed to keep customer data private.
Sprint to Open 1,435 RadioShack Stores April 10
Sprint said it will re-open 1,435 RadioShack stores tomorrow that it acquired from General Wireless. The move will double the number of company-owned stores and give Sprint a much wider retail footprint around the country.
RadioShack Finalizes Sale of Name and Customer Data
A Delaware bankruptcy judge approved the sale of RadioShack's name and certain customer data to an affiliate of Standard General for $26.2 million. One of the key issues resolved over the last seven days concerned AT&T and Apple customer data.
Radio Shack ain't too shabby...