Amazon may buy RadioShack stores

NEW YORK —, in a bid to bolster its storefront operations, is in talks to purchase select RadioShack stores, Bloomberg News is reporting. The e-retailer, which opened its first bricks-and-mortar store in Manhattan in time for the 2014 holiday shopping season, could use some of the troubled electronics retailer’s locations as showrooms and in-store pickup locations, according to a source with knowledge of the negotiations. Amazon has declined to comment.