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Franchise: RadioShack Corp.

Initial Investment
LOW:$144,875
HIGH: $643,851
Change in Units

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Ad Slicks
National Media

Training Onsite: 1 week

Additional Training: Local workshops, annual convention

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 2

About RadioShack Corp.

Note: RadioShack filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in February 2015.

RadioShack was opened in 1921, offering ham radio operators and electronics buffs a retail and mail order source for their electronics needs. By the 1960s, the company had nine stores and was shipping electronics to people all over the world. Today the company operates stores nationwide, selling everything from batteries to satellite dishes to electronics buffs and general consumers.

Founded

1921

Franchising Since

1968 (49 Years)

Corporate Address

300 RadioShack Cir. Fort Worth, TX 76102

CEO

Joe Magnacca

Ticker Symbol

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: See List

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$144,875 - $643,851

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$39,900 - $39,900

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

3%

Financing Options

Veteran Incentives


15% off franchise fee

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Updated: September 10th, 2014

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