Hastings Entertainment to Host a Military Discount Day

            Hastings Entertainment to Host a Military Discount Day

PR Newswire

AMARILLO, Texas, March 15, 2013

AMARILLO, Texas, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Hastings Entertainment, Inc.
(NASDAQ: HAST), a leading multimedia entertainment superstore retailer, has
announced its plans to host a military discount day for all of our past and
present military personnel. The event will be on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 all
day at all of our Hastings Entertainment locations.

Any past or present military members will be eligible for a 10% discount off
of their final purchase with their ID and any number of products can be
included in this discount. All products in the store, excluding video game
systems, are eligible for this discount and the discount will be rung up at
the register. Military personnel must have their military ID at the time of
purchase and the offer is good for March 19^th only.

About Hastings

Founded in 1968, Hastings Entertainment, Inc. is a leading multimedia
entertainment retailer that combines the sale of new and used books, videos,
video games and CDs, as well as trends and consumer electronics merchandise,
with the rental of videos and video games in a superstore format. We
currently operate 136 superstores, averaging approximately 24,000 square feet,
primarily in medium-sized markets throughout the United States. We also
operate three concept stores, Sun Adventure Sports, located in Amarillo, Texas
and Lubbock, Texas, and TRADESMART, located in Littleton, Colorado.

We also operate www.goHastings.com, an e-commerce Internet Web site that makes
available to our customers new and used entertainment products and unique,
contemporary gifts and toys. The site features exceptional product and
pricing offers. The Investor Relations section of our web site contains press
releases, a link to request financial and other literature and access our
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SOURCE Hastings Entertainment, Inc.

Website: http://www.gohastings.com
Contact: Dan Crow, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, +1-806-677-1422
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