Indianapolis - hhgregg will open a new store in Berwyn, Pa., on Thursday, Aug. 12.
The new store located at 400 West Swedesford Rd. brings the company's total number of stores in the Philadelphia and greater Delaware Valley area to 13.
hhgregg currently operates locations in Dover, Newark and Wilmington, Del.; Lawrenceville, Mays Landing and Woodbury, N.J.; and Downingtown, Langhorne, North Wales, Philadelphia, Whitehall and Wyomissing, Pa.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the store will take place at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, followed by the official store opening at 3:00 p.m. To celebrate the market's newest location, all hhgregg stores located in the Philadelphia and greater Delaware Valley area will participate in a Grand Opening Celebration Sale from Aug. 12-21.
Along with storewide sales, customers will have a chance to register to win a Frigidaire stainless-steel appliance package or a Magellan GPS.
Approximately 50 residents from the area have been hired to staff the 40,000-square-foot store. All employees undergo a comprehensive training program and receive more than 200 hours of product training each year. Like all hhgregg locations, the new store at Berwyn/King of Prussia will showcase more than 100 digital TVs and have more than 500 major appliances in stock every day, the chain said.