September 11, 2012

h.h.gregg Announces the Grand Opening of St. Louis, MO Area Stores

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

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader h.h.gregg (NYSE:HGG) today announced that it will officially grand open four new stores in the St. Louis, MO area on Thursday, September 13th. The new stores are the first in the St. Louis and surrounding area.

h.h.gregg's new St. Louis area stores can be found at the following locations:

  • Fenton, MO: 101 Gravois Bluff, Dr. Fenton, MO 63026
  • St. Peters, MO: 301 Costco Way, St. Peters, MO 63376
  • Fairview Heights, IL: 5925 North Illinois, Fairview Heights, IL 62208
  • Chesterfield, MO: Chesterfield-Airport Rd., Chesterfield, MO 63005

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at each store at 9:45 a.m. on Thursday, followed by the official store opening at 10:00 a.m. h.h.gregg will hold a Grand Opening sale from September 13th 22nd, providing local residents with low prices on h.h.gregg's wide selection of televisions, appliances and electronics. Additionally, h.h.gregg will feature new product categories comprised of fitness equipment and furniture. Customers will also be able to take advantage of special financing options on items throughout the store.

"The opening of our new stores in the St. Louis area demonstrates h.h.gregg's ongoing commitment to expanding operations in the Midwest," said Jeff Pearson, senior vice president of marketing for h.h.gregg. "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 240 residents have been hired to staff the new St. Louis area stores. Each employee undergoes a comprehensive training program and receives ongoing product training each year. Like all h.h.gregg locations, the new St. Louis stores will showcase over 100 HDTVs and have more than 350 major appliances in stock to choose from every day.

In addition, h.h.gregg has partnered with All Pro Dad, HP, Russell Athletic and Wyndham to bring the "We Help Your School" community contest to the St. Louis Market. Entrants can register their school at www.wehelpstlouis.com to win. The Grand Prize includes five HP computers, Designation as the Honorary High School Team and VIP Experience for the Athletic Dept. at the 3rd annual St. Louis Rams All Pro Dad Father & Kids Experience community event on the afternoon of Nov. 17, 2012, a High School Team Photo with an NFL Coach or Player at an NFL team facility, a training center tour, private chalk talk with an NFL coach or player, $5,000 in Russell Athletic gear, and three autographed footballs and team helmet by Tony Dungy. Voting ends on September 21st.

To learn more about h.h.gregg and upcoming store openings, please visit http://www.hhgregg.com

CORPORATE OVERVIEW

h.h.gregg is a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, home appliances, computers, mobile products and related services operating under the name h.h.gregg(TM) and Fine Lines(TM). h.h.gregg operates 218 stores in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

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Jeff Pearson, 317.816.1529
Jeff.Pearson@hhgregg.com
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Jeffrey Dorman, 203-682-8324
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