Topic: Radio Shack

RadioShack's Holiday Emails Will Change in Real Time

Offers pivot in recipients' inboxes

Attention holiday shoppers, your emails are now targeting you in real time—at least if you've signed up for RadioShack's messages. The electronics retailer will use Movable Ink's technology that allows…

Grey N.Y. Cuts 4% of staff

Laying off 45-60 people

Grey New York is cutting 45-60 people, or about 4 percent of its staff of 1,100, with the layoffs taking effect in January. While the WPP agency has been on a…

WhaleShark Media Rebrands and Buys a Shop

Online couponer becomes RetailMeNot

If deals players like Groupon and LivingSocial falter, you can bet your bottom dollar that online couponers—which have been around since the Internet's genesis—will still be present. One of the survivors…

Foursquare Takes Aim at Retail Chains (Again)

'Local Updates' geo-target offers; H&M and Outback Steakhouse among beta-testers

Foursquare's continues to court retail chains. The company announced today (July 18) a new "Local Updates" feature designed to retailer deliver their customers geo-targeted offers. The marketing tool will roll…

RadioShack Selects New Creative Agency

Incumbent Butler, Shine declined to defend

The Shack has a new lead agency. The New York office of Grey won RadioShack's creative account after a review, according to sources. The WPP agency succeeds Butler, Shine, Stern &…

Add Staples to the List of Restless Retailers

Like others, chain seeks creative help

The restlessness among retailers remains unrelenting. Staples is talking to creative agencies about its branding needs. The scope of work, however, is unclear. One source says the company wants ideas for…