Wednesday, November 11, 2009

hhgregg Announces Grand Opening of New Nashville, TN Location

hhgregg Announces Grand Opening of New Nashville, TN Location

New Store to Provide Shoppers with a Modern Shopping Experience; Company Announces Top Holiday Gift Items

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov 11, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) announced today that it will open a new location in Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday, November 12th. The new store, located at 719 Thompson Lane in the One Hundred Oaks Shopping Center, will replace hhgregg's older location on 523 Thompson Lane. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, followed by the official store opening at 3 p.m.

The new 28,137 square foot store provides local residents with an updated shopping experience and offers the same knowledgeable sales staff to help customers make the best purchase decisions. Shoppers can browse through more than 500 brand name appliances and electronics to find some of the holiday season's hottest gifts including:

* Samsung 55" Class 1080p 120Hz LED HDTV with 4 HDMI Inputs
* 10.1" Acer Aspire One netbook
* Garmin nüvi(R) Portable GPS with 4.3" Touchscreen
* Samsung TL225 Front-LCD Camera
* LG Blu-ray Disc(TM) Player with Integrated WiFi Connectivity

"The store's new design will provide shoppers in the Nashville area with an easier, more convenient holiday shopping experience," said Jeff Pearson, vice president of marketing, hhgregg. "We hope that shoppers will come into the store to see the new layout and take advantage of the competitive pricing on our most popular holiday items."

To celebrate the city's newest location, all hhgregg stores located in the Nashville area including Clarksville and Murfreesboro will participate in a Grand Opening Sale from November 12th - November 21st. Customers will be able to take advantage of low prices and special financing options on a wide variety of items, and will have a chance to register to win a Frigidaire Stainless Steel Appliance Package or a Magellan GPS.

In conjunction with the Grand Opening, hhgregg will launch its "Show Me Your State" Facebook photo contest to all Nashville residents from November 12th - November 26th. Residents simply download a picture of hhgregg's mascot "hh," take a picture of him at their favorite location in Nashville, and post it to his Facebook page for a chance to win a high-end digital camera. For official rules, please visit:


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 126 stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina and Tennessee. For more information visit