hhgregg Plans 20 Chicago Stores
hhgregg, which already announced plans to enter the Chicago market for the first time, said this week that it will open up to 20 stores in the region this year, instantly making Chicago the chain's biggest market.
According to the Chicago Tribune, the stores will open in "one swoop" this fall. More than 900 workers will be brought in, including as part of a distribution center.
The chain, which will also move into Pittsburgh and Miami this year, is headquartered in Indianapolis, which is located around 200 miles from Chicago.