Pensacola, Fla. - hhgegg will open its 174
store on Thursday, here in this Northwest Florida coastal town.
The 30,000-square-foot location brings the company's store count in the Sunshine State to 23, and precipitates its entry into the Miami market later this year.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, followed by the official store opening at 3:00 p.m. and a grand-opening sale that will run through Feb. 5
"We are pleased to be able to expand our business into the Northwest Florida market," said Jeff Pearson, marketing VP for hhgregg. "The opening of the new Pensacola store symbolizes hhgregg's commitment to Florida customers, and we look forward to providing residents in Pensacola and surrounding areas with a convenient place to shop for all of their appliance and electronics needs."
The multiregional CE and appliance chain plans to open between 35 and 45 new stores this year -- including its first in Miami, Chicago and Pittsburgh -- which would bring its total store count to well more than 200 locations.