Greenfield, Wis. - Wisconsin may be the next market targeted for entry by hhgregg.
The CE and majap chain will seek approval to occupy a vacant 40,000-square-foot Ultimate Electronics store located here near Milwaukee.
According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the retailer will appear before the local planning commission on Sept. 13, two days before its 14-store opening throughout the Chicago market, which lies due south.
With the Chicago expansion, hhgregg will operate 204 stores in 16 Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and Southeastern states. Management has said it is seeking to fill the void left by Circuit City by becoming a strong No. 2 specialty CE/majap chain with upward of 400 stores nationwide