RadioShack gets creative online with Helmet Adventures

Sunday, Jul. 27, 2014

A quirky social media campaign that ran during the World Cup emphasized RadioShack’s image as a go-to place for everyday technology solutions.

Aggressive weed brings woe to Texas cotton growers

| |Sunday, Jul. 27, 2014

Pigweed, which is proliferating in West Texas cotton fields, could cut yields by as much as 40 percent.

Texas Rangers record hurts more than the team

| |Sunday, Jul. 27, 2014

Area businesses see a slip in business, say they don’t see as many Rangers jerseys.

Area mortgage delinquency rate falls below 4 percent in May

| |Sunday, Jul. 27, 2014

Also, University Park Village announces new tenants and strip center planned for Keller site

RadioShack stock faces possible delisting from the NYSE

| |Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

Shares of the consumer electronics chain have fallen below $1 a share for 30 days, and have six months to move back above $1 to regain compliance.

Retail occupancy rate rising across Dallas-Fort Worth

| |Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

The Metroplex is expected to add nearly 2 million square feet of retail space at shopping centers this year, and most is already leased.

Short supply of beef and pork sends prices soaring

| |Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

The drought and record-low cattle herds have driven up beef prices while a pig virus has disrupted the pork market.

Big debts are coming due at Quicksilver Resources

| |Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

A failure to refinance $350 million in notes could trigger early maturities on more than $1 billion in other debt.

New rules on reverse mortgage designed to make loans safer for elderly

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

By requiring both spouses to have their name on the mortgage and improving underwriting standards, HUD hopes to see fewer foreclosures and evictions.

RadioShack CEO named to board of American Apparel

| |Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

Standard General, the hedge fund driving changes to the board at the apparel maker, is also the largest shareholder ast RadioShack.