Thursday, June 18, 2009

hhgregg Announces Grand Opening of New Hilliard, OH Location

hhgregg Announces Grand Opening of New Hilliard, OH Location

New Location Provides More Square Footage, Modern Shopping Experience

INDIANAPOLIS, Jun 18, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) announced today the grand opening of a new location in Hilliard, Ohio. The newly renovated store, located at 1881 Hilliard Road in the Tanglewood Shopping Plaza, will replace hhgregg's older location on West Broad Street. A brief ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held on Sunday, June 21 at 10:45am, followed by the official store opening at 11:00am.

hhgregg's new location is well-positioned to accommodate the migration of shopping traffic in the Hilliard area. It has 20,500 square feet, and previously housed the Hilliard-Rome Circuit City, which closed its doors in November 2008. The new store will provide an attractive and updated shopping experience for local residents, with hundreds of brand name appliances and electronics on display. hhgregg's knowledgeable, professional sales staff will be transferred to the new location, where they will continue to help customers make the best purchase decisions. And customers will continue to benefit from hhgregg's convenient in-home delivery and installation service.

To celebrate the new Hilliard location, hhgregg will host a Grand Opening Sale from July 21-27 at all of its Columbus area stores. Customers will be able to take advantage of low prices and special financing options on items throughout the store, and will have a chance to register to win a Frigidaire Stainless Steel Appliance Package or a Magellan GPS.
"The central Ohio market continues to be an important focus for hhgregg," said, Dennis May, COO and President of, hhgregg. "The new Hilliard store location will provide customers with a new and modern store where they can comfortably shop for all of their appliance and electronics needs."

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

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