SprintShack Stores Will Be Fully Staffed And Stocked In June

sprintshackThe deal that Sprint made with the new owners of RadioShack means that the mobile carrier gets to effectively double the number of retail stores that it runs. That’s great for Sprint, but means that they need to hire people or move existing employees to the new stores. Don’t worry: Sprint will be ready and even have their signage out front by July.

We learned this from an appearance by the company’s chief financial officer, Joe Euteneuer, at a JP Morgan investor conference this week. He told investors that the good part about taking over stores that are already open is that there isn’t a lot to do: they need employees to work in them, of course, but the only other things they need to do are stock the shelves with Sprint, Virgin Mobile, and Boost phones, and put signs up with prominent Sprint branding.

Another interesting piece of information is that the numbers of people who begin Sprint service and then return their devices to the store within the initial 14-day return period is lower than ever, which is probably because the carrier is close to finished with their LTE network buildout.

Sprint-RadioShack Stores to Be Fully Staffed by Mid-June [Wireless Week]
Sprint’s Euteneuer: We’re looking at 600 MHz auction, but don’t need to participate [Fierce Wireless]

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