October 11, 2016

hhgregg Announces Thanksgiving Day Closure

Retailer is giving the holiday back to its employees and shoppers

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- hhgregg (NYSE:HGG), the place to shop for a vast selection of appliances, electronics and furniture at the most affordable prices this holiday season, announced today that all of its 220 brick-and-mortar stores will be closed on Thanksgiving this year. With this news, hhgregg takes a leadership role in the electronics industry, becoming the first major electronics retailer to announce Thanksgiving Day closure.

"We stand behind our core values and beliefs of being a family-first company," said Bob Riesbeck, President and CEO of hhgregg. "It's important to us that our associates are able to be home with their families on Thanksgiving, and we are encouraging our customers to do the same - knowing great deals will be available online, on Black Friday and through the weekend."

hhgregg's holiday hours:

  • Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Thanksgiving: CLOSED - visit hhgregg.com
  • Black Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

With business trends in the last decade resulting in earlier holiday shopping, hhgregg is drawing a line in the sand. "We continue to see a shift in the market place and feel it's time for electronics industry leaders to take charge and move the shift back, in order to give associates, and people in general, more quality time with family and friends," added Chris Sutton, SVP of Marketing.

Visit hhgregg.com/black-friday, or follow hhgregg on Twitter at @hhgregg or Facebook at facebook.com/hhgregg for the latest on holiday deals. For more information visit hhgregg or find a store near you.

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 furniture products for the home. The retailer's locations and online presence (hhgregg.com) give consumers nationwide access to global and local lifestyle and home products. Find hhgregg on Facebook at facebook.com/hhgregg and on Twitter at @hhgregg.

Sarah Davis

Source: hhgregg

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