Thursday, July 8, 2010

hhgregg Announces 500 Job Openings for 10 New Stores in the Washington D.C. Area

hhgregg Announces 500 Job Openings for 10 New Stores in the Washington D.C. Area

Appliance and Electronics Retailer Aims to Fill Positions in Sales, Warehouse and Customer Service

INDIANAPOLIS, Jul 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- With 10 new stores slated to open in the Washington D.C. area this fall Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) today announced that it is seeking enthusiastic, highly motivated D.C. area residents to fill approximately 500 open positions at its new locations. A job fair for each new store will be held on July 19th - 21st from 9:00am - 7:00pm. Venue information can be found below.

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:

New Store Location
Fairfax, VA: 12189 Fair Lakes Promenade Dr.

Job Fair Venue
The Marriott at Fair Oaks: 11787 Lee Jackson Memorial
Highway, Fairfax, VA 22033

New Store Location
Falls Church, VA: 5710 Columbia Pike

Job Fair Venue
Hilton Alexandria Mark: 5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria,
VA 22311

New Store Location
Fredericksburg, VA: 1731 Carl D. Silver Pkwy

Job Fair Venue
The Hampton Inn & Suites: 1080 Hospitality Lane,
Fredericksburg VA 22401

New Store Location
Springfield, VA: 6640 Loisdale Road

Job Fair Venue
The Comfort Inn: 6560 Loisdale Court,
Springfield, VA 22150

New Store Location
Sterling, VA: 46301 Potomac Run Plaza #120

Job Fair Venue
The Hampton Inn: 46331 McCellan Way,
Sterling, VA 20165

New Store Location
Woodbridge, VA: 14500 Potomac Mills Rd.

Job Fair Venue
The WyteStone Suites of Potomac Mills: 14525
Gideon Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22192

New Store Location
Frederick, MD: 7320 Guilford Dr.

Job Fair Venue
The Holiday Inn: 5400 Holiday Inn, Frederick, MD
21703

New Store Location
Largo, MD (Landover): 1020 Shoppers Way

Job Fair Venue
The Hampton Inn: 9421 Largo Drive West,
Largo, MD 20774

New Store Location
Rockville, MD: 1501 Rockville Pike

Job Fair Venue
The Legacy Hotel and Meeting Center: 1775
Rockville Plaza, Rockville, MD 20852

New Store Location
Waldorf, MD: 3000 Festival Way

Job Fair Venue
Courtyard Waldorf: 3145 Crain Highway,
Waldorf, MD 20603

"As we continue to move forward with our mid-Atlantic expansion, we look forward to hiring talented members of the local community to be part of the hhgregg team," said Greg Walker, vice president, Mid-Atlantic region. "There are many exciting opportunities for motivated individuals looking to grow with our company. We encourage anyone who is interested in joining our team to apply."

Like all hhgregg employees, newly hired associates will undergo a comprehensive training program that includes over 200 hours of product training. The program is designed to ensure each associate is well prepared to answer all product related questions in order to help customers make the best purchase decisions. Each hhgregg store showcases over 100 digital TVs and has more than 500 major appliances in stock every day.

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/.

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://www.hhgregg.com/.

CORPORATE OVERVIEW

hhgregg is a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, home appliances, and related products and services operating under the name hhgregg(TM) and Fine Lines(TM). hhgregg currently operates 157 stores in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

SOURCE: hhgregg

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