FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Recognizing quality, innovation and collaboration among its supplier community, RadioShack® today announced its annual awards that were presented to outstanding trade partners during the Company's Annual Business Summit this week. This year's Summit in Dallas also highlighted RadioShack's recently announced relationship with Verizon Wireless, which launches Sept. 15 in 4,400 company-operated stores, as well as a range of key initiatives in marketing, merchandising and operations.
The following wireless, technology and service partners were recognized in the 2011 Annual Partnership Awards from RadioShack:
HTC, 2011 Chairman's Award.
AT&T, Postpaid Carrier Award.
Sprint's Virgin Mobile USA and Boost Mobile no-contract brands, Prepaid Wireless Carrier Awards.
Samsung Mobile, Wireless Device Vendor Award.
Logitech, Connected Home Vendor Award.
Toshiba, Portable Device Vendor Award.
Assurant Solutions, Signature Vendor Award, for its support of RadioShack's warranty program.
"I appreciate the expertise, depth of quality and spirit of collaboration that we enjoy across the entire spectrum of our partner relationships," said Scott E. Young, executive vice president and chief merchandising officer for RadioShack Corp. "All of us are united and working together to deliver the most convenient, smart and helpful access to personal technology and mobile devices in nearly 7,300 RadioShack locations in the United States and worldwide."
Mr. Young presented the 2011 Chairman's Award to HTC, honoring the "Quietly Brilliant" brand's wireless handset innovation and quality. Recent devices like the ground-breaking and iconic HTC EVO™ line-up for Sprint, Droid Incredible 2 by HTC for Verizon Wireless and HTC Inspire 4G for AT&T have contributed substantially to the dynamic expansion of the Android-powered mobile ecosystem.
"As a mobile authority, all of us at The Shack have tremendous respect for HTC's ability to drive continuous innovation in mobility that connects people practically and seamlessly to the world around them. We've enjoyed new levels of success with HTC in 2011, and we look forward to expanding that relationship in the future," Mr. Young said.
About RadioShack Corporation
RadioShack (NYSE: RSH) is a leading national retailer of innovative mobile technology products and services, as well as products related to personal and home technology and power supply needs. The Shack® offers consumers a targeted assortment of wireless phones and other electronic products and services from leading national brands, exclusive private brands and major wireless carriers, all within a comfortable and convenient shopping environment. RadioShack employs approximately 33,000 people globally, including a team of friendly and helpful sales experts who are recognized for delivering the best customer service in the wireless industry. RadioShack's retail network includes approximately 4,675 company-operated stores in the United States and Mexico, more than 1,475 wireless phone centers in the United States, and approximately 1,140 dealer outlets worldwide. For more information on RadioShack Corporation, please visit www.radioshackcorporation.com; to purchase items online, please visit www.radioshack.com. RadioShack® and The Shack® are registered trademarks licensed by RadioShack Corporation.