SPRINGFIELD AND CHAMPAIGN, ILL. — Appliance and electronics retailer hhgregg will open two new stores in the Springfield-Champaign area today. The stores are located at 2501 Wabash Ave. in Springfield and 718 Town Center Blvd. in Champaign, Ill. The store will feature a wide selection of televisions, appliances and electronics as well as new product categories such as fitness equipment and furniture. About 120 new employees were hired to staff the stores.