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RadioShack Corporation is a large consumer electronics retail chain with stores in the U.S., Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Mexico. It sells computers, DVD players, electronic toys, telephones, and radios. It also sells electronics parts and components. Competitors are Best Buy, Circuit City, and Fry's Electronics. In 2006, RadioShack had sales of $4.8 billion and profits of $73 million. [1]

Political contributions

RadioShack gave $23,400 to federal candidates in the 2006 election through its political action committee - 16% to Democrats and 84% to Republicans. [2]


The company spent $380,000 for lobbying in 2006. $30,000 went to the lobbying firm Drinker, Biddle & Reath with the remainder being spent using in-house lobbyists. [3]


Key executives and 2006 pay: [4]

Selected RadioShack board members: [7]

Contact details

300 RadioShack Circle
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Phone: 817-415-3011
Fax: 817-415-2647


  1. RadioShack Profile, Hoovers, accessed November 2007.
  2. 2006 PAC Summary Data, Open Secrets, accessed August 2007.
  3. RadioShack lobbying expenses, Open Secrets.
  4. Key people, Hoovers, accessed November 2007.
  5. Julian C Day, Forbes, accessed November 2007.
  6. James F Gooch, Forbes, accessed November 2007.
  7. Board of Directors, RadioShack, accessed August 2007.

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