hhgregg Announces Thanksgiving Day Closure
Retailer is giving the holiday back to its employees and shoppers
(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.
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for the latest on holiday deals. For more information visit hhgregg
a store near you.
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.
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