You can switch back to RadioShack soon.
The double bankruptcy mark will be reborn, but it will not stand out as it did before. Instead, it's called "RadioShack Express," a store-in-store that opens in 1
"We are excited about the HobbyTown partnership, which enables us to re-supply our major hobby and home improvement communities," said Steve Moroneso, CEO of General Wireless Operations, which owns the 97-year-old RadioShack brand.
RadioShack Staff: Stories of the Dead
HobbyTown sells special toys. The company said the partnership "will enhance product selection and services" at its 150 locations.
For the past three years, RadioShack has been quite a challenge. The company first filed for bankruptcy in 2015 when General Wireless acquired the company. Bankruptcy was filed again in 2017, which resulted in many of the 1,500 branches being shut down.
About 400 independent businesses in rural areas are still open.
CNNMoney (New York) First published July 26, 2018: 12:01 ET