Perhaps you’ve noticed recently when you make a pit stop at your local RadioShack that some of the displays have moved around, and there is cool new DIY merchandise for sale. Among that merch you’ll now find MAKE kits and books. Above is some of what’s for sale at the Novato, Calif., RadioShack. In fact, from Hawaii to San Juan (seriously!), from Fargo to San Antonio, 500 RadioShack stores are now carrying Maker Shed merchandise. You can find out if your store is participating by viewing this map we made, or checking out your local Shacks. MAKE is thrilled to be involved in the partnership and the DIY renaissance at RadioShack.
View Maker Shed RadioShack locations in a full screen map.
Amy Shineman, RadioShack’s brand manager, reached out to the DIY community to ask them to participate in selecting the new DIY-centric products in stores.
To check out some of RadioShack’s process behind their recent DIY initiatives and feedback from their customers, see the announcement of their final list of Top Ten DIY Suggestions from readers. They said they read through every comment — good, bad, helpful, and not so much.
And here’s their recent post announcing the Great Create Arduino Challenge.