Tuesday, March 30, 2010

hhgregg Announces 600 Job Openings for 12 New Stores in the Philadelphia Area

hhgregg Announces 600 Job Openings for 12 New Stores in the Philadelphia Area

Appliance and Electronic Retailer Provides Opportunities for Enthusiastic and Motivated Philly-Area Residents

INDIANAPOLIS, Mar 30, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- As part of its commitment to expand operations in the mid-Atlantic region, Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) today announced that it is looking to fill approximately 600 positions for 12 new stores that are scheduled to open in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware this Spring.

"As we continue our mid-Atlantic expansion, entering the states of Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey, now is an exciting time to join the hhgregg team," said Dennis L. May, President and CEO of hhgregg. "There are many exciting opportunities at hhgregg for motivated individuals looking to grow with our company."

hhgregg is now accepting online applications for commissioned sales associates, warehouse staff and customer service merchandiser positions. The company plans to hire approximately 50 employees for each of the following store locations:

Woodbury, NJ: 2000 Clements Bridge Road, Woodbury, NJ 08096

Newark, DE: 700 Center Blvd, Newark, DE 19702

Langhorne, PA: 100 Lincoln Plaza, Langhorne, PA 19047

Whitehall PA: 740 Lehigh Valley Mall, Whitehall, PA 18052

North Wales PA: 1251 Knapp Road, North Wales, PA 19454

NE Philadelphia PA: 9733 Roosevelt Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19114

Downingtown PA: 10 Quarry Road, Downingtown, PA 19335

Wyomissing PA: 1101 Woodland Ave., Suite 4000, Wyomissing, PA 19610

Mays Landing NJ: 4215 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, NJ 08330

Lawrenceville NJ: 3371 US Hwy 1, Space #34, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Wilmington DE: 1000 Brandywine Pkwy, Wilmington, DE 19803

Dover DE: 1380 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901

"We are actively seeking energetic, customer-serviced focused people to fill the open positions in the Philadelphia area and will provide top-notch training to those who join us," said Greg Walker, Mid-Atlantic Vice President for hhgregg. "Our comprehensive training program provides more than 200 hours of training for each sales associate, giving each person the knowledge and resources they need to succeed."

Individuals interested in applying for the open positions are encouraged to visit the "Careers" section on hhgregg's website. An online application and assessment must be completed in order to secure an interview with the company. To apply online, please visit http://www.hhgregg-jobs.com/


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 131 stores in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.