RadioShack has filed for bankruptcy, will now share its stores with Sprint

RadioShack has officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, signaling the darkest chapter yet for one of America’s most storied specialty electronics chains. As part of the filing, RadioShack says it will sell off up to 2,400 of its US stores. Most other underperforming locations will close for good, but RadioShack’s brand will live on through a store-in-a-store agreement with Sprint and Standard General, who will be purchasing many of the retailer’s current shops. Here’s what Sprint says consumers can expect from the new hybrid RadioShack / Sprint stores:

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