Date: Tuesday, November 10th, 2009, 05:37
Category: iPhone 3GS, News, retail
If the Droid’s coming out and looking promising, it never hurts to have another retail outlet on your side.
Late last Friday, electronics retailer RadioShack announced that it would begin selling the iPhone in a few New York city and Dallas stores in time for the holiday shopping rush, with wider availability to begin in 2010.
While the addition of another retail outlet to the mix of stores may not do a whole lot for general availability of the device, it shot RadioShock’s stock up over 14% on the first trading day since the announcement, with analysts suggesting that the presence of the iPhone may help to drive up in-store traffic for the Shack during the busy holiday season and year-round.
And still, another 5,000 chain stores never hurts sales…