Tuesday, November 30, 2010

hhgregg Announces 50 Job Openings in Pensacola, FL Area

hhgregg Announces 50 Job Openings in Pensacola, FL Area

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

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) announced it is seeking enthusiastic, highly motivated residents to fill approximately 50 positions for a new store scheduled to open in the Pensacola, FL area in early 2011.

Positions are available for commissioned sales associates, managers-in-training, warehouse staff and customer service merchandisers for the new store located at 1210 Airport Boulevard, Pensacola, FL 32504.

"We are very excited to continue our ongoing Florida expansion and to serve residents at the new store, and we are seeking talented members of the local community to be part of the hhgregg team and to help make the new store a success," said Dan Turner, Southern Division Vice President, hhgregg. "There are many exciting opportunities at hhgregg for motivated individuals looking to grow with our company. We encourage those with a friendly attitude and a focus on customer service 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.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 173 stores in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

hhgregg Announces Black Friday Deals and Extended Holiday Store Hours

hhgregg Announces Black Friday Deals and Extended Holiday Store Hours

Deals of up to 30% or More on Wide Variety of Televisions, Appliances, Audio Systems, Camcorders, plus storewide savings on cameras, computers, gaming and more

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) today announced hot deals for the holidays, including up to 30% or more off of a wide variety of televisions, appliances, audio systems, camcorders and more starting 4:00 a.m. on Friday, November 26th. All hhgregg stores will open at 4:00 a.m. on Black Friday, and remain open until 9:00 p.m. that night

The hhgregg Black Friday Door Buster deals and special offers include the following:

* 24" 1080P LCD TV for $149.99 (after $30 mail-in rebate)
* 50" Panasonic HDTV for $599.99
* 60" LG HDTV for $999
* Whirlpool Front Load Washer or Dryer for $399.99 each
* LG Blu-ray $59.99 (after $30.00 mail-in rebate)
* Toshiba 15.6" HD widescreen LCD laptop with Sempron processor for $299.99 (after $50 mail-in rebate))
* Microsoft X-Box 360 4GB Kinect Console for $299.99
* Kodak 12MP camera with 3X optical zoom, 3" LCD for $59.99 (after $10 mail-in rebate)

"We are excited to offer holiday shoppers not only these great door buster deals, but a fantastic holiday shopping experience, thanks to our knowledgeable and enthusiastic sales staff," said Jeff Pearson, vice president of marketing for hhgregg.

hhgregg will be open every day during the holiday shopping season, except for November 25th and December 25th with extended holiday store hours. One of the most compelling reasons to shop in stores is the availability of hhgregg's highly trained sales associates that can help customers select the gifts and products that best meet their needs. hhgregg's associates receive more than 200 hours of product training, so they are familiar with the features and benefits of the latest televisions, electronics and appliances. Consumers can also shop 24/7 at hhgregg.com. To learn more about hhgregg's Black Friday sales, please 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 173 stores in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

hhgregg Announces Fiscal Second Quarter Operating Results

hhgregg Announces Fiscal Second Quarter Operating Results

Second Quarter Highlights

* Net sales increased 44.8% to $480.9 million
* Comparable store sales for the fiscal quarter decreased 1.5% primarily driven by a 3.9% decrease in the appliance category partially offset by a 1.6% increase in the video category
* Net income decreased 20.4% to $3.9 million and net income per diluted share decreased 23.1% to $0.10
* Company opened 12 new stores in the quarter and remains on track to open a total of 43 new stores in fiscal year 2011
* Company updates its annual guidance of net income per diluted share to $1.30 to $1.45 from previous guidance of net income per diluted share of $1.35 to $1.45

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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

hhgregg Announces the Grand Opening of Erie, PA Store

hhgregg Announces the Grand Opening of Erie, PA Store

New Store to Offer Wide Selection of Appliances and Electronics

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov 02, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) today announced that it will open a new store in Erie, PA on Thursday, November 4th. The new store, located at 7451 Peach Street brings the company's total number of stores in Pennsylvania to 13.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, followed by the official store opening at 3:00 p.m. hhgregg will hold a Grand Opening sale from November 4th - November 13th, 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 store, and will have a chance to register to win a Frigidaire Stainless Steel Appliance Package or a Magellan GPS.

"We are excited about opening a store in Erie and providing consumers with a chance to experience our wide selection of appliances and electronics, and our top notch customer service," said Jeff Pearson, vice president of marketing for hhgregg. "As the holiday season approaches, we hope residents in the Erie area will come into our store and experience all that we have to offer."

Approximately 50 residents have been hired to staff the 30,000 square foot store. Each employee undergoes a comprehensive training program and receives more than 200 hours of product training each year. Like all hhgregg locations, the new Erie store will showcase over 100 digital TVs and has more than 400 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/.

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

hhgregg Announces the Grand Opening of Manassas, VA Store

hhgregg Announces the Grand Opening of Manassas, VA Store

New Store to Offer Wide Selection of Appliances and Electronics

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov 02, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg (NYSE: HGG) today announced that it will open a new store in Manassas, VA on Thursday, November 4th. The new store, located at 7412 Stream Walk Lane brings the company's total number of stores in the Washington D.C. area to 13.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, followed by the official store opening at 3:00 p.m. hhgregg will hold a Grand Opening sale from November 4th - November 13th, 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 store, and will have a chance to register to win a Frigidaire Stainless Steel Appliance Package or a Magellan GPS.

"The opening of the new Manassas store symbolizes hhgregg's commitment to expanding its presence in the Washington D.C. area," said Jeff Pearson, vice president of marketing for hhgregg. "We look forward to providing residents in Manassas and the surrounding areas with a convenient place to shop for all of their appliance and electronics needs, just in time for the holidays."

Approximately 50 residents have been hired to staff the 30,000 square foot store. Each employee undergoes a comprehensive training program and receives more than 200 hours of product training each year. Like all hhgregg locations, the new Manassas store will showcase over 100 digital TVs and has more than 400 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/.

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