INDIANAPOLIS, Sep 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader hhgregg (NYSE:HGG) today announced that it will open its new Chesapeake, VA store on Thursday, September 30th. The new store, located at 1543 Sams Circle, brings the company's total number of stores in the state to 14. hhgregg currently operates locations in Midlothian, Henrico, Colonial Heights, Roanoke, Newport News, Virginia Beach, Winchester, Fredericksburg, Springfield, Sterling, Fairfax, Falls Church and Woodbridge.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, followed by the official store opening at 3:00 p.m. hhgregg will hold a Grand Opening sale from September 30th - October 2nd, providing local residents with low prices on hhgregg's wide selection of televisions, appliances and electronics. 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 or a Magellan GPS.
"With the opening of our new Chesapeake store we continue to establish our presence in the state of Virginia," said Jeff Pearson, vice president of marketing for hhgregg. "Customers in Chesapeake and the Hampton Roads area will find the same great service and advice that has been the driving force of our growth and success."
Approximately 50 residents have been hired to staff the roughly 30,000 square foot store. Each employee undergoes a comprehensive training program and receives more than 200 hours of product training each year. Like all hhgregg locations the new Chesapeake store will showcase over 100 digital TVs and have more than 400 major appliances in stock every day.
To learn more about upcoming hhgregg store openings, please visit the "hhGO" link on the company's website, http://www.hhgregg.com/, or visit http://www.hhgreggnewstores.com/.
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). hhgregg currently operates 169 stores in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
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