Tuesday, September 14, 2010

hhgregg Announces Grand Opening of 10 New Stores in the Washington, D.C. Area

hhgregg Announces Grand Opening of 10 New Stores in the Washington, D.C. Area
Grand Opening Sales September 16th - 26th on a Wide Selection of Brand Name Appliances and Electronics

INDIANAPOLIS, Sep 14, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) announced today that it will hold Grand Opening sales in all of its Washington, D.C. area stores to celebrate the opening of ten new stores in the market and welcome new customers. The sales will run at each Washington-area hhgregg location from September 16th-September 26th, 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 a wide variety of items, and will have a chance to register to win a Frigidaire Stainless Steel Appliance Package or a Magellan GPS.

Ribbon-cutting ceremonies for each of the new stores will take place at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, September 16th followed by the launch of the Grand Opening sales at 3:00 p.m.

The new Washington, D.C. area stores are located at:

1731 Carl D. Silver Pkwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

6640 Loisdale Road, Springfield, VA 22150

3000 Festival Way, Waldorf, MD 20601

46301 Potomac Run Plaza #120, Sterling, VA 20164

12189 Fair Lakes Promenade Dr, Fairfax, VA 22033

5710 Columbia Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041

14500 Potomac Mills Rd, Woodbridge, VA 22192

1501 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852

1020 Shoppers Way Largo, MD 20774

7320 Guilford Dr, Frederick, MD 21704

These ten new locations bring hhgregg's total number of stores in the Washington, D.C. area to twelve. It's first stores in the market, located at 17766 Garland Groh Boulevard in Hagerstown, MD and 2580 South Pleasant Valley Road in Winchester, VA opened in April 2010. The Hagerstown and Winchester stores will also participate in the Grand Opening sales.

"Expanding into the Washington, D.C. market has been an important landmark of our company's growth," said Jeff Pearson, vice president of marketing for hhgregg. "We look forward to providing residents with the widest selection of appliances and electronics along with the friendly and professional customer service experience that set us apart from the competition."

More than 600 residents from the area have been hired to staff hhgregg's Washington, D.C. stores. All employees undergo a comprehensive training program and receive more than 200 hours of product training each year.

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/.

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

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