Tuesday, August 10, 2010

hhgregg Announces Grand Opening of Berwyn/King of Prussia Store

hhgregg Announces Grand Opening of Berwyn/King of Prussia Store

Largest Storefront in Pennsylvania to Feature Wide Selection of Brand Name Appliances and Electronics

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) today announced it will open a new store in Berwyn, Pennsylvania on Thursday, August 12th. The new store located at 400 West Swedesford Road brings the company's total number of stores in the Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley area to 13. hhgregg currently operates locations in Dover, Newark and Wilmington, DE; Lawrenceville, Mays Landing and Woodbury, NJ; and Downingtown, Langhorne, North Wales, Philadelphia, Whitehall and Wyomissing, PA.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the store will take place at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, followed by the official store opening at 3:00 p.m. To celebrate the market's newest location, all hhgregg stores located in the Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley area will participate in a Grand Opening Celebration Sale from August 12th-August 21st, providing local residents with low prices on hhgregg's wide selection of televisions, appliances and electronics. 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.

"We are very excited about expanding operations in Pennsylvania and debuting hhgregg's largest storefront in the state," 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 50 residents from the area have been hired to staff the 40,000 square foot store. All employees undergo a comprehensive training program and receive more than 200 hours of product training each year. Like all hhgregg locations, the new store at Berwyn/King of Prussia 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.hhgregg.com/, or visit http://www.hhgreggnewstores.com/.


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 158 stores in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.