The key to survival for GameStop (GME), RadioShack (RSH) and Best Buy (BBY) is how quickly each...

|About: GameStop Corp. (GME)|By:, SA News Editor

The key to survival for GameStop (GME), RadioShack (RSH) and Best Buy (BBY) is how quickly each retailer can evolve away from its old business model to find areas with positive margins, according to analysts. While all three firms see smartphones and tablets as the way out of the quicksand, they only earn profits if they can sell accessories and warranties along the way. Increasingly, analysts see online and digital as more viable channels for the brick-and-mortar retail players.