Can Electronics Stores Survive?

Not long ago, retailers such as Best Buy Co., BBY -0.34% GameStop Corp. GME -0.42% and RadioShack Corp. RSH +0.83% were outmuscling competitors across America by offering one-stop shopping for the latest televisions, computers, videogames and gadgets.

Now all three are fighting to survive. The rise of online competitors like Inc. AMZN +0.83% that offer low prices and downloadable products have siphoned customers and sales from these once-powerful retailers.