Wednesday, September 9, 2009

hhgregg Announces Grand Opening of New Store in Evansville, IN

hhgregg Announces Grand Opening of New Store in Evansville, IN

Launches Facebook Contest for Indiana Residents to Win Prizes

INDIANAPOLIS, Sep 09, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) announced that it will open its 117th store in Evansville, Indiana on Thursday, September 10th. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the store located at 225 North Burkhardt Road in the Lloyd Shopping Center will be held at 2:45 p.m., followed by the official store opening at 3:00 p.m.

The 39,000 square foot hhgregg in Evansville will display a wide variety of brand name appliances and electronics. It will also feature an Outlet Center where items that may have small cosmetic imperfections will be on sale.

To celebrate the new store, and introduce more consumers to hhgregg, the Company will launch its "Show Me Your State" Facebook photo contest to all Indiana residents from September 10-24th. Residents simply download a picture of hhgregg's mascot "hh", take a picture of him at their favorite location in Indiana, and then post it to his Facebook page for a chance to win a high-end digital camera. For official rules, please visit:

Headquartered in Indianapolis, with 12 stores throughout the state, hhgregg maintains a strong presence in Indiana. "The addition of the Evansville store provides a convenient shopping location for the citizens of Evansville, Owensboro and the surrounding towns and communities in Southwestern Indiana," said Jeff Pearson, vice president of marketing, hhgregg. "At the new store, shoppers can expect to see a wide selection of appliances and electronics at competitive prices, along with top-notch customer service from our knowledgeable sales team.

A Grand Opening Sale at the Evansville store will also run from September 10-20th, providing low prices on televisions, appliances and electronics throughout the store.