Wednesday, September 17, 2014

When Radio Shack Was Hot

A History of Misses for Radio Shack.  (The New York Times, 9/16/2014)

Breaker!  Breaker!
RadioShack also knew how to ride a wave. During the CB radio craze of the 1970s (you had to be there to understand), RadioShack was the leading retailer of CBs. It was doing so well that at one point, it was opening about three stores a day.
One wave, anyway.

Related posts:
The decline of Radio Shack and the use of figures of speech.  (8/20/2014)
Boogeying its way to doomsday. (5/7/2014)
Radio Shack too far behind to eat Amazon's dust.  (3/4/2014)
It's possible that the Radio Shack slide continues.  (2/5/2014)

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