OK so radio shack, JC penny, or sears... which can survive. Hey, my answer is none. Personally, I believe that radio shack will go bankrupt next year. That is what Steven Gibbs told me. JC penny is not far behind and economists predict 2017 for sears. Awkward: Sears borrows $400M from its CEO - Sep. 16, 2014 I did say in 2005 that radio shack would go bankrupt due to our poor economy. I did not give a year. That said, I did say - not this decade, but the next one. That means I have until Dec 31, 2019. In Quest For More Capital, RadioShack Warns Of Bankruptcy - Forbes Another store that is not on my radar is office depot which just recently had a merger. That was with office max. I believe it will also go under, but not sure on year. It looks like a ghost town when I go in.