RadioShack Expands Mobility Strategy With New Tablet Arrivals
Tablets from RIM, Motorola and Velocity Micro available in April
April 20, 2011 // Franchising.com // FORT WORTH, Texas - RadioShack® (NYSE: RSH) continues to extend its mobility strategy with the arrival of an expanded line-up of tablet computers arriving in stores beginning April 19. With the addition of three more tablet devices, The Shack offers customers a diverse range of exciting choices in this dynamic personal technology category.
RadioShack's assortment of next-generation tablets will include the 7-inch BlackBerry PlayBook from RIM, starting at $499.99; the 10-inch Motorola Xoom for $599.99; and the Android-powered 7-inch Velocity Micro T103 Cruz tablet for $199.99, an affordable entry-level choice for newcomers to the tablet landscape. These devices join other recent iconic arrivals to The Shack's tablet category; overall prices for Wi-Fi and carrier-connected devices range from $499.99 to $729.99. Selection varies by location, so check with your nearby RadioShack store for availability.
"Customer preferences for tablet purchases are lifestyle-driven, as they are for other important mobility decisions," says Scott Young, executive vice president and chief merchandise officer for RadioShack. "That's why we're adding to our assortment by offering our customers a broader selection of tablets with a range of comfortable sizes, exciting features, popular operating systems and aggressive prices. In our stores, the leading tablet options are easy to find, easy to shop and easy to compare, assisted by a well-trained team equipped to help you choose the right tablet for your lifestyle needs."
RadioShack's expanded tablet offering is complemented by a one-of-a-kind mix of stylish, sophisticated and practical accessories and service plans, enabling customers to protect, power and optimize daily use of their tablets on the go.
The Shack's Trade & Save program allows customers to trade in used electronic devices to ensure a great deal on a new tablet. For more information on Trade & Save and to appraise eligible used electronic devices, please visit www.radioshack.com/tradein for more information.
About RadioShack Corporation
RadioShack is a leading national retailer of innovative mobile technology products and services, as well as products related to personal and home technology and power supply needs. The Shack® offers consumers a targeted assortment of wireless phones and other electronic products and services from leading national brands, exclusive private brands and major wireless carriers, all within a comfortable and convenient shopping environment. RadioShack employs approximately 35,000 people globally, including a team of friendly and helpful sales experts who are recognized for delivering the best customer service in the wireless industry. RadioShack's retail network includes 4,695 company-operated stores in the United States and Mexico, more than 1,265 wireless phone kiosks in the United States, and approximately 1,220 dealer outlets worldwide. For more information on RadioShack Corporation, please visit www.radioshackcorporation.com; to purchase items online, please visit www.radioshack.com. RadioShack® and The Shack® are registered trademarks licensed by RadioShack Corporation.
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