Radio Shack closing nearly 200 stores this week

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Radio Shack closing nearly 200 stores this week
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Radio Shack has announced the closure of nearly 200 stores as the ailing electronics retailer seeks bankruptcy protection for a second time. 

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185 stores on the chopping block

General Wireless Operations — the parent company of Radio Shack — will reportedly ask for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection ‘within days,’ according to Bloomberg

The beleaguered chain announced on its Facebook page that 185 stores will shut down this week. That’s more than 10% of the 1,500-store chain’s retail footprint.

Clark.com has reached out to both General Wireless and Radio Shack for a complete list of the 185 stores that are being shuttered. We’ll update this story as more info becomes available.

Until then, we’re combing through local media reports to give you the scoop on exactly which locations already have been or will soon be getting axed…

Local media reports say these stores have closed or will soon

Connecticut

Westport, Connecticut
877 Post Road East
Source: Westport Now

Delaware

Newark, Delware
Milford, People’s Plaza and Governor’s Square locations
Source: First State Update

Idaho

Twin Falls, Idaho
Source: News Radio 1310 KLIX

Kansas

Lawrence, Kansas
The Malls shopping center at 23rd and Louisiana
Source: Lawrence Journal World

Kentucky

Murray, Kentucky
12th Street
Source: Murray State News

Maine

Bucksport, Maine
38 Main St.
Source: The Ellsworth American

Lewiston, Maine
The Lewiston Mall on East Avenue
Source: Lewiston Sun Journal

Michigan

Greenville, Michigan
Source: Greenville Daily News

Ann Arbor, Michigan
On Maple Road in West Ann Arbor
Source: MLive.com

New Hampshire

Keene, New Hampshire
148 Key Road
Source: The Keene Sentinel

New York

Delmar, N.Y.
Source: Consumerist

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