RadioShack: The Destination for Back-to-Campus Gear

             RadioShack: The Destination for Back-to-Campus Gear

Top Tech Brands and 10% Discount for College Students and Faculty Make
RadioShack a Must-Stop for Making the Grade with New Gadgets

PR Newswire

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 27, 2013

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As students head back to
campus and outfit their backpacks and dorm rooms with the latest and greatest,
research shows that shopping for new electronics will actually account for the
largest portion of college shoppers' budgets, according to the National Retail
Federation's 2013 Back-to-School Survey conducted by Prosper Insights &


That makes it critical to know how and where to make the most of your budget
during this, the most important season for creating or updating your tech

RadioShack is proud to offer college students and faculty an ongoing 10%
discount when they show their school ID for in-store purchases at
participating locations or when they use an .edu email address at Some restrictions apply. See store or online here for more

From getting the gadgets needed for the classroom to decking out your dorm
room, RadioShack has the products you need and the brands you want.

  oAll-Student's Must Have: The Apple® iPad mini® with Wi-Fi® 16GB ($329.99)
    is a one-stop shop for everything a college student needs. Take notes
    faster, stay current on emails, keep in touch with friends and family, and
    entertain yourself with music, games and streaming movies.
  oMusic Improves Concentration: Whether in the dorm or in the library, most
    students enjoy music while studying. Check out the colorful AUVIO Cube
    Bluetooth Speaker ($39.99) for the dorm room and the AUVIO® Pearl Buds
    ($14.99) headphones for trips to the library.
  oMusic Also Fuels the Party: For those times when you need to amp up the
    fun a bit, the Beats by Dr. Dre Pill Wireless Speaker ($199.99) is an
    ideal addition to your dorm room.
  oAvoid the "Freshman 15:"  Students can keep track of the trek across
    campus and the quality of their sleep with the brand new FitBit Flex
    wristband ($99.99). For a smaller device, the Fitbit Zip™ Wireless
    Activity Tracker ($59.99) clips on almost anywhere and tracks steps and
    calories burned.
  oTech-Savvy Math and Engineering Majors: The Texas Instruments TI-89
    Titanium Graphing Calculator  ($149.99) has new features and preloaded
    apps making it more versatile. The calculator's 3D graphing makes problem
    solving infinitely easier.
  oNeed it for Class: Don't miss a thing the professor says with the Olympus®
    VN-7100 1GB Digital Voice Recorder ($29.99). With over 500 hours of
    continuous recording time, this lightweight small device will help any
    student stay organized with features that allow file marking and transfers
  oFor Maximum Easy & Efficiency: The Epson® Artisan 50 Inkjet Printer
    (149.99) is compact yet powerful enough to help you tackle even the
    toughest of term papers.

RadioShack's convenient neighborhood locations mean students anywhere can run
in and find just the right headphones, streaming media player or digital
device to make the trip back to campus complete.

Win $2,500 Gift Card to Deck Out Your Dorm
RadioShack is also giving students the chance to win a $2,500 RadioShack gift
card with its "Let's Get Loud" contest. Students just need to submit a photo
via the "Let's Get Loud" tab on RadioShack's Facebook page pointing out at
least three RadioShack products already in their room, and they could win a
$2,500 gift card to truly deck out their dorm. See the "Let's Get Loud"
contest official rules here.

And visit your local RadioShack store or at to find these
products, and more – and to take advantage of the 10% discount for college
students and faculty.

About RadioShack Corporation
RadioShack (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 approximately 30,000 knowledgeable and
helpful sales experts globally. RadioShack's retail network includes more
than 4,300 company-operated stores in the United States, 270 company-operated
stores in Mexico, and approximately 1,000 dealer and other outlets worldwide.
For more information on RadioShack Corporation, please visit; to purchase items online, please RadioShack^® is a registered trademark licensed by
RadioShack Corporation.

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