hhgregg Readies First Virginia Store
hhgregg will open its first store in Virginia in the coming months, moving into a former Circuit City store in the erstwhile home market of the defunct chain.
According to the Downtownshortpump.com Web site, hhgregg has placed an "opening soon" sign on the shuttered Circuit City store in the Short Pump Town Center shopping area. An exact opening date for the new store has not been announced.
hhgregg had announced in July that it would open 20-22 new stores this year, including initial entrances into the Tampa, Memphis and Richmond markets. the chain plans to enter other cities, including Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, by 2011.