Radio Shack to close both remaining Hemet stores

Photo by Mary Ann Morris/The Valley ChronicleBoth Radio Shack stores in Hemet closed March 28. Shown here is the Ramona Plaza Sprint/Radio Shack store. ■ Mary Ann Morris / Editor In a move that wasn’t completely unexpected, Radio Shack, the struggling electronics chain that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2015, has announced it is closing 10 stores in the Inland Empire – two of which were in Hemet. The announcement tolls the death knell for 552 stores nationwide, which translates to 36 percent of the chain’s remaining stores. The closures affect the stores with the “lowest sales velocity and highest rent,” according to the company. The Hemet stores, one

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