Monday, May 3, 2010

hhgregg Announces the Grand Opening of Six Baltimore, MD Area Stores

hhgregg Announces the Grand Opening of Six Baltimore, MD Area Stores
Stores to Feature Wide Selection of Brand Name Appliances and Electronics

INDIANAPOLIS, May 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) today announced that it will open six new stores in the Baltimore, MD area on Thursday, May 6th. The new stores can be found at the following locations:

* Hanover, MD: 7667 Arundel Mills Blvd. Hanover, MD 21076
* Annapolis, MD: 150 - A Jennifer Road, Annapolis, MD 21401
* Cantonsville, MD: 6026 Baltimore National Pike, Catonsville, MD 21228
* Bel Air, MD: 680 Marketplace Dr. Bel Air, MD 21014
* Towson, MD: 801 Goucher Blvd, Towson, MD 21286
* Glen Burnie, MD: 6711 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie, MD 21061

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for each store will take place at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, followed by the official store openings at 3:00 p.m. Grand Opening sales will be held at each new store from May 6th - May 15th, providing local residents with low prices on hhgregg's wide selection of televisions, appliances and electronics. Customers will also be able to take advantage of special financing options on items throughout the stores, and will have a chance to register to win a Frigidaire Stainless Steel Appliance Package or a Magellan GPS.

"We are excited to expand our footprint in the state of Maryland by opening our first Baltimore area stores," said Jeff Pearson, vice president of marketing for hhgregg. "We think residents will be pleased with the wide selection of appliances and electronics on display at our stores, and hope that they will enjoy our friendly and professional customer service, which are the hallmarks of our company."

Approximately 300 residents from the area have been hired to staff the roughly 30,000 square foot stores. All employees undergo a comprehensive training program and receive more than 200 hours of product training each year. Like all hhgregg locations, the new stores will showcase over 100 digital TVs and have more than 500 major appliances in stock every day.

To learn more about upcoming hhgregg store openings, please visit the "hhGO" link on the company's website, http://www.hhgreggnewstores.com/, or visit http://hhgreggnewstores.com/.

CORPORATE OVERVIEW

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

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