Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader h.h.gregg (NYSE:HGG) today announced that it will open two new stores in the Springfield-Champaign area on Thursday, September 13 th. The new stores are the first two in the Springfield-Champaign area of Illinois. The addresses of h.h.gregg’s new stores are:
Springfield, IL: 2501 Wabash Ave. Springfield, IL 62704
Champaign, IL: 718 Town Center Blvd. Champaign, IL 61822
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 13 th – 22 nd, 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 Springfield-Champaign 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 120 residents have been hired to staff the new Springfield-Champaign 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. To learn more about upcoming h.h.gregg 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.