June 7, 2011

hhgregg Announces the Grand Opening of Pittsburgh, PA Stores

Four New Area Stores to Offer Wide Selection of Appliances and Electronics

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) today announced that it will open four new stores in the Pittsburgh, PA area on Thursday, June 9th. The new stores are the first in the southwest Pennsylvania area, and bring the company's total number of stores in the state to 18. hhgregg's new Pittsburgh stores can be found at the following locations:

  • Cranberry: 1717 Route 228, Suite E Cranberry Township, PA 16066
  • Robinson Town Center: 800 Chauvet Dr. Pittsburgh, PA 15275
  • Monroeville: 3480 William Penn Highway Pittsburgh, PA 15235
  • Century III: 9951 Mountain View Dr. West Mifflin, PA 15122

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 June 9th — 18th, 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 our new stores in Pittsburgh demonstrates hhgregg's ongoing commitment to expanding operations in Pennsylvania," said Jeff Pearson, vice president of marketing for hhgregg. "We look forward to serving new customers in the area, who can expect to find the same great service and advice that has been the driving force of our growth and success."

Approximately 50 residents have been hired to staff each of the 30,000 square foot stores. Each employee undergoes a comprehensive training program and receives ongoing product training each year. Like all hhgregg locations, the new Pittsburgh stores 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/.

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

hhgregg
Jeff Pearson, 317-816-1529
Jeff.Pearson@hhgregg.com
or
ICR for hhgregg
Jeffrey Dorman, 203-682-8200
Jeffrey.Dorman@icrinc.com

Source: hhgregg

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