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RadioShack Expanding to Target Stores with Kiosks

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Yep - Grapevine is a tester


Jul 30, 2010, 11:07 AM

I am a manager at one of the test sites in Grapevine, TX. This is a great thing because with our training and experience we are seeing not only an increase over when Target sold contract phones themselves, but and increase in the overall satisfaction in the electronics department as a whole.

For those who don't know how Radio Shack remains competitive it is services like their Kiosk devisions (Sprint mall kiosks, Sam's Club Kiosks, K-Mart Kiosks) where they are essentially renting out their employees to staff these other entities stores that is probably the next phase of the Radio Shack story, and definitely is the fastest growing segment of the company.

Yes 700 to 900 Targets will be opened over the next year, including many n...

Jul 30, 2010, 11:25 AM
cool... where do I apply? lol I'm in Keizer Oregon, any knowledge on the stores up here?

Jul 30, 2010, 1:12 PM
You can apply at

Jul 30, 2010, 12:28 PM
Did I understand your post right? Did you say Radio Shack is renting out their employees? Don't you mean renting out the space?

Jul 30, 2010, 1:39 PM
It is both.
The Target will become a SWAS for RS, but many others will be the retailers space with RS sales staff.

Jul 30, 2010, 2:20 PM
Umm, what the heck does "SWAS" mean???

Jul 30, 2010, 4:09 PM
Store Within A Store.

Jul 30, 2010, 4:13 PM
Ah!!! Thanks for getting back to me!

Jul 31, 2010, 11:58 AM
I would LOVE to know what you are smoking to think that Target will be opening 700 to 900 new locations over the next year.

If you meant that they will be adding 700 to 900 Radio Shack kiosks to their stores I could believe it, but your wording is extremely confusing if that is the case.

Aug 12, 2010, 10:00 PM
I understood his meaning just fine...

seems to me you should maybe re-read the news article. DUHHH... oh yeah it's kiosks!

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