September 23, 2016

hhgregg to Hire 500 Store Associates In Advance of Holiday Surge

New text-to-apply feature brings ease to hiring process

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The holiday shopping season is quickly approaching! Appliance, electronics and home furnishings retailer hhgregg is making it a priority to have their stores fully staffed with well-trained associates ready to assist shoppers vying for a spot at the front of the holiday shopping lines.

To make the process seamless for potential employees, candidates can apply for a position by texting hhgregg to 51893 from their mobile phone and they will immediately receive a text back with a link to hhgregg's online application.

"We are excited to take care of our customers as they prepare their homes for entertaining this holiday season, and as they begin shopping for gifts for their loved ones," said Sam Johnson, Chief Retail Officer. "Customer service remains our top priority. We are focused on bringing top-notch, new associates on board who will be prepared to provide a best-in-class shopping experience."

hhgregg is THE place to shop for a vast selection of appliances, electronics and furniture at the most affordable prices. Great deals on the most innovative kitchen appliances help customers host all their holiday get-togethers in a kitchen that will be the envy of all their friends and family. And when it comes time to shop for loved ones, hhgregg's electronics selection will include all of this season's hottest items. hhgregg is offering the gifts you'll be looking to give (or receive) this year at the lowest price points.

Said Chris Sutton, Senior Vice President of Marketing, "It doesn't stop with the products. We strive every day to give customers the best possible experience - from the moment they step in the door at hhgregg to when we deliver their products to their home -and we are confident this hiring push will continue to allow us to do just that."

hhgregg is hiring sales associates at each of their 220 locations across 19 states. Jobs are also open at select Fine Lines locations, where shoppers considering kitchen renovations can find the finest selection of high-end premium appliances. Positions to be filled range from entry level to senior management. Previous retail experience is preferred but not required.

To apply, text hhgregg to 51893, visit hhgregg-jobs.com or visit your nearest hhgregg store location.

ABOUT hhgregg

Founded in 1955, Indianapolis-based hhgregg is a multi-regional retailer with 220 brick-and-mortar stores in 19 states. hhgregg's product assortment includes market-leading brands in consumer electronics, home appliances and technology, along with high-quality products for the home. The retailer's online presence (hhgregg.com) and mobile apps (iOS and Android) give consumers nationwide access to global and local lifestyle and home products. hhgregg ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction among the Largest Appliance Retailers" and "Highest Ranked Appliance Retailer Website" in the J.D. Power 2014 Appliance Retailer Satisfaction StudySM. For J.D. Power award information, go to www.jdpower.com. Find hhgregg on Facebook at facebook.com/hhgregg and on Twitter at @hhgregg.

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Sarah Davis
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sarah.davis@edelman.com

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