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shackback sm Radio Shack Decides It Loves DIYers After All
Via @idris_arslanian:

After shrinking its electronic components aisle down to a single parsimonious cabinet flanked by overpriced batteries, TVs, and cell phones, it would appear that the Shack has been forced to re-evaluate its priorities given the lackluster state of its earnings. The above ad, which was emailed out to customers, says that 2,000 of their stores will feature expanded hobbyist sections beginning this month. But with the Adafruits and Sparkfuns of the world doing a far better job of catering to makers than the Shack, who knows if they can return to their glory years? Leave a comment with your thoughts.

John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal nerdage.net


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