5 mistakes that doomed RadioShack

When it comes to why RadioShack (RSH) is now preparing to hit dead air, there's a long rundown of problems that led to this point.

The company is nearing its last gasp after a series of self-inflicted missteps that set in play its money-losing decline. The New York Stock Exchange on Monday suspended trading in its common shares and started proceedings to delist the company, which has more than 4,000 stores across the country.

The company is preparing to shut down the chain in a bankruptcy deal, and is in discussions to sell some leases and locations to both Amazon and Sprint, according to Bloomberg News. Amazon is reportedly considering using some locations to show off its ha