Monday, February 9, 2015

RIP RadioShack

(via The Old Computer)
Well, it happened - RadioShack filed for bankruptcy the other day. I don't have much more to add than what I already said before. Unfortunately, that's how capitalism works. RadioShack really wasn't bringing anything to the table and clearly couldn't compete with Best Buy or online retailers. Their attempt to market themselves as a DIY resource failed because they didn't really put much of an effort into actually being a DIY resource. Sprint is planning on turning half of RadioShacks' stores into Sprint Stores, which just feels like grinding salt into an already fatal gunshot wound. I like John Oliver and Last Week Tonight's take on it:

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