Thursday, March 19, 2009

hhgregg Announces Grand Opening of West Melbourne, Florida and Apex, North Carolina Stores

hhgregg Announces Grand Opening of West Melbourne, Florida and Apex, North Carolina Stores

Continues Planned Expansion, Offers Wide Selection and Superior Customer Service

INDIANAPOLIS, Mar 19, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) announced the grand opening of its 109th and 110th store, located in Apex, North Carolina and West Melbourne, Florida. hhgregg will celebrate the grand opening of both stores with ribbon-cutting ceremonies followed by the official store opening at 3:00 p.m.

Over the last year, hhgregg has opened thirteen stores in Florida, creating 400 new jobs for Florida residents. The addition of the Apex store in North Carolina brings the total number of hhgregg stores in the state to 14, providing convenient shopping locations in all of the state's major metro areas. hhgregg displays more appliances and brands than any other retailer and offers a wide selection of consumer electronics. The retailer provides superior customer service and in-home delivery and installation, coupled with store designs that make shopping as convenient and comfortable as possible. The key to hhgregg's superior customer experience is the company's highly-trained and knowledgeable sales force of professional and commissioned associates.

"We are very pleased to continue expanding our presence in Florida and North Carolina," said Dennis May, president and chief operating officer, hhgregg. "The opening of these new stores allows us to leverage the investments we have already made in our distribution centers and to bring greater choices and an enjoyable shopping experience to consumers in both areas."
To celebrate the grand openings, hhgregg will offer even more savings off its normally competitive prices, including a twenty percent discount on the manufacturer suggested retail price on select televisions and audio equipment sold at the new Apex and West Melbourne stores.

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 110 stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina and Tennessee.

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