The retail store has started selling phones on U.S. Cellular's service in 12 states.
Not long ago, rumor was that the company was be planning to close just 500 outlets as it forges ahead with a 21st-century makeover.
After its triumph in making people consider that Radio Shack has finally emerged from the '80s during the Super Bowl, the company has released an array of videos featuring Cliff the mailman and Jason the serial killer, among others.
Mary Lou Retton, Cliff from "Cheers" and Hulk Hogan are just a few long-gone stars brought out of cobwebs to sell Radio Shack.
The offer is good only for the 16GB Wi-Fi version of the original iPad Mini and will be available at least for the next week.
Buyers can trade in an older iPad and use the cash to help pay for the new Air or take it in the form of a gift card.
The Shack will cut you a deal on Sprint and AT&T's versions of this next-generation phablet when you trade in a previous Note.
The brick-and-mortar stores have removed the lockers used for temporarily storing purchases for Amazon customers, Bloomberg reports.
The retailer will do in-store preorders for Apple's next iPhone, the 5C, but not the 5S.
Introducing affordable electronics to America, including computers, stereo receivers, and cellular phones, Radio Shack arguably did more for the culture of digital consumerism in the United States than any other company.