Tuesday, December 9, 2008

hhgregg Extends Promotion to Accept Circuit City Gift Cards


Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg (NYSE:HGG), today announced that due to the positive customer response, the company will continue its promotion to accept Circuit City gift cards on hhgregg purchases through Super Bowl Sunday weekend, which ends February 1, 2009.

Through the duration of the holiday season and until Super Bowl Sunday, hhgregg will accept Circuit City gift cards that, upon verification of the gift card balance, can be applied toward any hhgregg purchase. The gift card value will be good toward up to 20 percent of the total hhgregg product purchase price and is not available for use on hhgregg.com.

"We are continuing this promotion as a way to demonstrate hhgregg's superior customer service and to assist those who may be impacted by other retailer's store closures," said Jeff Pearson, Vice President of Marketing at hhgregg. "Consumers can now use their Circuit City gift card balance toward electronics, as well as appliances and mattresses that are available at hhgregg. Because of hhgregg's professionally-trained, consultative sales force, customers will learn more about these products in advance of their purchase decision."

Renowned for its experienced sales teams, hhgregg associates undergo a rigorous training process to help the customer make the most informed purchase decision possible.

Upon completion of the transaction, the Circuit City gift card will become the property of hhgregg. hhgregg and this promotion are not affiliated with, sponsored by, or endorsed by Circuit City Stores West Coast, INC. or Circuit City Stores, INC. For more information, please see the ad for this promotion on the hhgregg Web site: http://www.hhgregg.com/dynamic.asp?SID=n&did=1015.

hhgregg (NYSE: HGG) is a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, home appliances, mattresses and related services operating under the names hhgregg(R) and Fine Lines(R). hhgregg currently operates 109 stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina and Tennessee.

SOURCE: hhgregg

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