August 19, 2011

hhgregg To Open 14 Chicagoland Stores on September 15th

New Stores in the Chicago Area 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 officially Grand Open fourteen new stores in the Chicago area on Thursday, September 15th. Chicago is a new market for hhgregg, and with the opening of 14 new stores, it will become the company's largest market.

hhgregg's new Chicagoland stores are located at the following addresses:

Gurnee: 6911 Grand Ave, Gurnee, IL 60031

Vernon Hills: 555 E Townline Road Suite 19, Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Geneva: 710 Commons Drive, Geneva, IL 60174

Schaumburg: 1470 East Golf Road, Schaumburg, IL 60173

Downers Grove: 1508 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove, IL 60515

Bloomingdale: 340 West Army Trail Road, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Arlington Heights: 35 West Rand Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Merrillville: 2757 East 81st Ave, Merrillville, IN 46410

Joliet: 3150 Tonti Drive, Joliet, IL 60431

Naperville: 460 South Route 59, Naperville, IL 60540

Orland Park: 1385 Orland Park Place Dr. #206, Orland Park, IL 60540

Niles: 5701 West Touhy Ave, Niles, IL 60714

Crystal Lake: 4483 US Route 14, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Norridge: 7100 W. Forest Preserve Ave, Norridge, IL 60706


A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at each new location at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, September 15th followed by the official store opening at 3:00 p.m. hhgregg will hold a Grand Opening sale from September 15th -24th, providing local residents with low prices on hhgregg's wide selection of televisions, appliances, computers, cameras and more. 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, a 55" LG 3D TV or a Magellan GPS.

"Chicago is an exciting new market for hhgregg, and we are delighted to have a presence here," said Jeff Pearson, vice president of marketing for hhgregg. "We look forward to serving new customers in the area who can expect to find a large selection of products, very competitive prices and outstanding customer service at our stores."

Approximately 700 residents have been hired to staff the new Chicagoland stores. Each employee undergoes a comprehensive training program and receives ongoing product training each year. Like all hhgregg locations, the new Chicagoland stores will showcase over 100 digital TVs and have more than 500 major appliances in stock every day.

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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). With the addition of the Chicagoland stores, hhgregg will operate 204 stores in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

Jeff Pearson, 317-816-1529
ICR for hhgregg
Sari Martin, 203-682-8345

Source: hhgregg

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