RadioShack first opened its doors in 1921 to serve radio officers stationed on ships in Boston Harbor. Today, Bloomberg is reporting that RadioShack is on the verge of collapse.
We don't want to see our beloved nerd emporium shut its doors, and selling off half its locations to Sprint is almost as distasteful. Sure, the retail chain may not be relevant today, but for decades it epitomized consumer electronics.
Intrigued? Then join me on a tour of vintage RadioShack moments. This first slide was shot in 1931 at a store in Boston. Then as today, customers visited RadioShack to listen to audio equipment before making a purchase.