Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader h.h.gregg (NYSE:HGG) announced today that it will host grand opening celebrations at its two New Orleans area stores this Thursday, November 15 th . The stores will officially open at 10:00 a.m. and will feature appearances by the New Orleans Saints cheerleaders and Mascot, as well as food trucks in the parking lot and prizes and giveaways. To celebrate the grand opening, hhgregg will host a sale that will run from November 15 th to November 21 st, allowing residents to get Black Friday pricing now, and will include discounted prices on popular items and up to 24 months of special financing. The new stores are conveniently located at: Metairie, LA: 8851 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, LA 70003 Harvey, LA: 401 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, LA 70058 Each h.h.gregg store showcases a large selection of HDTVs, home theater products, more than 350 major appliances in stock, Serta & Tempurpedic mattresses, computers and mobile products. h.h.gregg also recently introduced an entertainment furniture and fitness section with family entertainment furniture and the top brands in treadmills, stationary bikes and elliptical trainers. "We are thrilled to open our first stores in the New Orleans market just in time for the holiday shopping season,” said Jeff Pearson, senior vice president of marketing. “We have hired more than 100 area residents to staff our stores who are ready to help the community meet all their appliance and electronics needs.” Like all h.hgregg employees, the New Orleans store associates underwent a comprehensive training program that includes ongoing training. The program is designed to ensure each associate is well prepared to answer all product related questions in order to help customers make the best purchase decisions. To learn more about h.h.gregg please visit the company’s website, 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 228 stores in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.