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Radio Shack closing Charleston store, likely others

Charleston Daily Mail photo by Craig Cunningham Radio Shack at Charleston Town Center.
Charleston Daily Mail photo by Craig Cunningham
Radio Shack at Charleston Town Center.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Beleaguered electronics retailer RadioShack plans to close its Charleston Town Center store and potentially many more throughout the region as its financial condition deteriorates.

The Town Center store has been advertising an “inventory blowout” sale, and many items have disappeared from its shelves.

Mall marketing director Lisa McCracken said mall executives have been told the company intends to close not only the downtown store, but many more throughout the region.

“We were recently informed by store staff that RadioShack plans to close all retail locations between Ashland (Ky.) and Morgantown,” McCracken said.

A company spokesperson, however, declined to confirm or deny whether the company plans to close additional stores.

“Unfortunately, we don’t have any specific information to share at this point,” a spokesperson said in an email last week.

According to the company’s website, RadioShack has 34 stores in West Virginia…

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