ATLANTA & FORT WORTH, Texas--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--RadioShack and Citi Retail Services today announced a long-term agreement to extend their 28-year consumer credit relationship. Under the agreement, Citi will continue to provide service-enhancing solutions and analytics in support of RadioShack’s targets for growth. RadioShack customers will continue to enjoy comprehensive financing programs and top-tier customer service.
“Citi Retail Services has been an important partner for RadioShack, delivering the consistency and high level of service that is vital to our success. We are happy to continue to offer this program to our customers with Citi’s partnership.”
“Our business is in the midst of a significant and exciting transformation,” said Joe Magnacca, Radio Shack’s chief executive officer. “Citi Retail Services has been an important partner for RadioShack, delivering the consistency and high level of service that is vital to our success. We are happy to continue to offer this program to our customers with Citi’s partnership.”
“RadioShack has been a strong partner of Citi’s since 1985, with a shared focus on customer satisfaction,” said Leslie McNamara, managing director and executive vice president of Partner Management for Citi Retail Services. “We appreciate RadioShack’s continued loyalty and commitment to our relationship.”
RadioShack will re-launch its private label credit card in the first quarter of 2014, with new branding. This will be one element of a brand refresh that includes new and exclusive product offerings, brighter and more easily shop-able stores, and the opening of over 100 concept and brand statement stores before the end of 2013.
The renewal of the agreement affirms Citi Retail Services’ position as a top provider of private label and co-branded card products to North American retailers and their customers. The business services millions of accounts for a number of iconic brands, and works with forward-looking retailers like RadioShack to find ways to deepen existing customer connections while developing new ones.
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. RadioShack® 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 30,000 knowledgeable and helpful sales experts globally. RadioShack's retail network includes approximately 4,300 company-operated stores in the United States, over 270 company-operated stores in Mexico, and approximately 1,000 dealer and other outlets worldwide. For more information on RadioShack Corporation, please visit www.radioshackcorporation.com; to purchase items online, please visit www.radioshack.com.
RadioShack® is a registered trademark licensed by RadioShack Corporation.
About Citi and Citi Retail Services:
Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.
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Citi Retail Services is a leading provider of consumer and commercial credit card products, both private label and co-branded, to national and regional retailers and their customers across the U.S. It also provides retail industry expertise, including transaction data analytics, and fully integrated marketing and loyalty programs. The business services millions of accounts for a number of iconic brands, including Best Buy, ExxonMobil, Macy’s, Sears, Shell, and The Home Depot.