Years ago, RadioShack was revered for its electronic parts selection and expert staff. If the 555 timer IC for your Apple II went south, you could always find a replacement at the Shack.
But earlier this year – after 11 consecutive quarterly losses – the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. While this news shocked few, longtime admirers wondered: What happened to RadioShack?
A recent Yahoo! Makers article explored the topic, featuring contributions from several business executives, including Charles Whiteman, MotionPoint’s SVP of Client Services. Whiteman shared fond memories of the retailer, and provided several key insights on its decline.
Read the story here.