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Technology Spring Cleaning Unlocks $1 Million in Hidden Value Just One Week Into America's Mobile Makeover Month at RadioShack

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Technology Spring Cleaning Unlocks $1 Million in Hidden Value Just One Week Into America's Mobile Makeover Month at RadioShack11:09 EDT Tuesday, April 10, 2012Only 3 Weeks Left for Special Deals Trading Used Technology for New GadgetsFORT WORTH, Texas, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH), a leading national retailer of innovative technology products, services and accessories, proudly announces consumers have already saved themselves $1 million dollars only seven days into America's Mobile Makeover Month by RadioShack ? just by trading in used, outdated and unwanted technology. America's Mobile Makeover Month by RadioShack offers special guaranteed savings in conjunction with the company's year-round, hassle-free Trade & Save Program. During this special promotion, RadioShack promises customers at least $30 and as much as $300 in immediate store credit when they trade in a working mobile phone and activate a new one. The promotion, which began April 1 and continues until April 28, aims to help Americans keep up with ever-changing, fast-paced mobile technology without breaking the bank."We are pleased that so many Americans have already saved themselves $1 million by answering our call to clean out their junk drawers and closets and part with their unused technology," said Gene M. Dinkens, senior vice president of store operations for RadioShack Corp. "With just 20 days left in America's Mobile Makeover Month, time is ticking away to take advantage of these great trade-in offers for instant store credit."   America's Mobile Makeover Month by RadioShack also features additional trade-in specials in weekly circulars available online each Sunday during the promotion. Trade & Save accepts many types of retired technology, from mobile phones to cameras, GPS and MP3 players. With no enrollment or receipt required, RadioShack will take eligible electronic product trade-ins no matter where they were purchased. To learn more about the program or to appraise your device today, visit a nearby RadioShack, go to radioshacktradeandsave.com, or download the free RadioShack Trade & Save app in the Apple App Store or Google Play for Android.Complete the trade-in at a participating RadioShack location to take advantage of the special minimum trade-in value on working mobile phones or receive immediate store credit on any trade. Trade-ins may also be completed by mail. Visit radioshacktradeandsave.com to receive a free shipping label. A RadioShack gift card for the trade-in value will be mailed after the product is received. The $30 minimum trade-in value on a working mobile phone requires in-store purchase and activation of a new phone on a qualifying two-year plan, limited to one per customer. The $300 value applies to the Apple iPhone 4S 64GB and Samsung Galaxy S II only; values for other models will vary. If the appraisal beats these minimum values, receive immediate store credit for the higher amount toward your purchase instead. To qualify, products must be in fully functional, working condition. Other restrictions apply. See store for details.About RadioShack CorporationRadioShack (NYSE: RSH) 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. RadioShack 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 a team of approximately 34,000 knowledgeable and helpful sales experts globally. RadioShack's retail network includes approximately 4,700 company-operated stores in the United States and Mexico, 1,500 wireless phone centers in the United States, and more than 1,100 dealer and franchise locations worldwide. For more information on RadioShack Corporation, please visit www.radioshackcorporation.com; to purchase items online, please visit www.radioshack.com. RadioShack® is a registered trademark licensed by RadioShack Corporation.News Media Contact:Media Relations (817) 415-3300Media.Relations@RadioShack.comSOURCE RadioShack Corporation