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RadioShack Auction Continues

Radioshack's logo March 24, 2015

RadioShack's bankruptcy auction, which began Monday, is continuing into Tuesday, and is shaping up as a battle between Standard General and a consortium of liquidation...

RadioShack Auction Set For Monday

Radioshack's logo March 23, 2015

RadioShack is set for a liquidation action to begin on Monday....

Stereo Exchange Takes Headphone Selling Up a Notch

01StereoExchHeadph_D&A_Wasserman.JPG March 22, 2015

Because the cost of retail space is so dear everywhere in New York City, Dave Wasserman, proprietor of New York City’s lower Manhattan-situated Stereo Exchange,...

Best Buy Expands SunBriteTV Program

SunBriteTV's new model March 17, 2015

Best Buy and SunBriteTV have expanded their retail agreement, putting SunBriteTV TVs in 123 more Magnolia Home Theater stores at Best Buy. The expansion brings...

Target Cuts 1,700 From Headquarters

Target_logo_small March 11, 2015

Target has moved ahead with previously announced layoffs at its headquarters in Minneapolis, dropping 1,700 jobs, and opting not to fill an additional 1,300 positions,...

Retailers Know: The Truth Cannot Be Disguised

Peter Weedfald with the brand robot March 11, 2015

Through the early days of 2015, retail success and failure headlines have been fast, furious and in too many cases financially beleaguering. Headlines causing us...

GameStop Buys Some RadioShack Locations

GameStop Storefront March 2, 2015

GameStop, as part of the RadioShack lease auction, has acquired 163 locations, the Wall Street Journal reported.  ...

Google, Softcard Team to Take on Apple Pay

Softcard February 24, 2015

Google has reached a deal with the mobile carrier-backed mobile payments startup Softcard in order make Google Wallet available on Android phones, in a bid...

Best Buy Going Curbside, Opens Seattle Office

Best Buy Logo February 19, 2015

The mobile shopping app Curbside has announced a program to make its services available to Best Buy customers in some Northern California cities, TechCrunch reported...

Walmart to Raise Employee Wages

Walmart February 19, 2015

Walmart has announced plans to raise the wages of a half a million employees. The announcement came as Walmart announced a $5 billion profit for...