Hobby Lobby

American arts-and-crafts store chain based in Oklahoma

Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., formerly Hobby Lobby Creative Centers, is a private for-profit corporation which owns a chain of American arts and crafts stores with a volume of over $5 billion in 2018.

Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.
Company typePrivate
FoundedAugust 3, 1972; 51 years ago (1972-08-03) (as Hobby Lobby Creative Centers)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.
FounderDavid Green
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Number of locations
932 (2020)
Key people
  • David Green (CEO)
  • Steve Green (President)
  • Jon Cargill (CFO)
ProductsArts and crafts supplies
RevenueIncrease US$5 billion (2018)[1]
Number of employees
43,000+ (2020)[2]

The store has been criticized over their founder's and owner's anti-homosexuality and extreme religious views.[3]

References change

  1. "Hobby Lobby Stores". Forbes.com LLC. 2018. Retrieved March 28, 2020.
  2. http://www.hobbylobby.com/about-us/our-story. Retrieved 17 August 2020
  3. "'Christian' Foundation Is Huge Funder of Anti-LGBTQ Hate Groups". www.advocate.com. 2019-03-19. Retrieved 2020-07-03.