Indianapolis Hhgregg is slated to open two stores in the Richmond, Va., area on Thursday. The two stores are the first to open in Virginia.
About 100 local residents have been hired to staff the two Richmond stores, and additional temporary employees have been hired for the holiday season. The 43,000-sq.-ft. Chesterfield, Va., store includes a regional training center that will be used to train future managers and associates throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Hhgregg employees all undergo a comprehensive training program and receive more than 200 hours of training each year.