Judge approves RadioShack sale to Standard General

March 31, 2015 10:33 PM

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A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of more than 1,740 RadioShack stores to hedge fund Standard General, preserving some 7,500 jobs.

RadioShack's bankruptcy plan calls for Sprint, the No. 3 U.S. wireless carrier, to operate dedicated "store within a store" shops in most of the locations acquired by acquired by General Wireless, a newly formed affiliate of Standard General LP.

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