hhgregg Announces the Grand Opening of Pensacola, FL Store
New Store to Offer Wide Selection of Appliances and Electronics
Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg (NYSE:HGG)
today announced that it will open a new store in Pensacola, FL on
Thursday, January 27th. The new store, located at 1210
Airport Boulevard, is hhgregg's first in Northwest Florida and brings
the company's total number of stores in the state to 23.
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 January 27th — February 5th,
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 pleased to be able to expand our business into the Northwest
Florida market," said Jeff Pearson, vice president of marketing for
hhgregg. "The opening of the new Pensacola store symbolizes hhgregg's
commitment Florida customers, and we look forward to providing residents
in Pensacola and surrounding areas with a convenient place to shop for
all of their appliance and electronics needs."
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 Pensacola 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/.
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 174 stores in
Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland,
Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South
Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
ICR for hhgregg
Kristina Jorge, 203-682-8349
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