Indianapolis - hhgregg will open its 14
store in Virginia on Thursday in Chesapeake.
The new store, located at 1543 Sams Circle in Chesapeake, is a roughly 30,000-square-foot store. It is in addition to hhgregg locations in in Midlothian, Henrico, Colonial Heights, Roanoke, Newport News, Virginia Beach, Winchester, Fredericksburg, Springfield, Sterling, Fairfax, Falls Church and Woodbridge.
Fifty local residents have been hired, the chain said.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, followed by the official store opening at 3 p.m. hhgregg will hold a Grand Opening sale from Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 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, marketing VP 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."