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RE: RadioShack files for bankruptcy - again

I worked at Radio Shack between 68-71. I lied about my age to get hired at 16. I was also a Store Manager at 19 briefly for $700 month!

Back then Radio Shack merged with Allied Radio and became Allied Radio Shack. We had all the name brands from Sansui, Marantz, Benjamin Miracord, to Dual.

We had a pretty elaborate sound room with many of the top hi-end speakers of the time. I loved it! Alas, I was interested in a girl and needed a better paying job. So reluctantly I went off to heavy industry got my degree and married another girl.

Anyhow, Radio Shack would have stayed in business if they kept it as a niche market. But, NOOOOO they had to get in the cell phone market and basically abandoned the market that made them.

They had way too many stores. I remember at a Managers meeting in Fort Worth Texas old man Tandy saying he wanted a store on every corner!

With less stores and a parts and supply stores theme they would still be around. IMHO

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  • RE: RadioShack files for bankruptcy - again - ozzyboy 09:59:31 03/11/17 (0)


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