Today, Hobby Lobby is considered a leader in the arts and crafts industry.
Hobby Lobby Stores Inc., located in Oklahoma City, OK, started as an extension of Greco Products, a miniature picture frames company founded in a garage by David Green in 1970. Hobby Lobby officially began operations on August 3, 1972, with a mere 300 square feet of retail space, and the family-owned business has been growing ever since.
Today, Hobby Lobby is considered a leader in the arts and crafts industry. We have nearly 700 stores across the nation and offer more than 75,000 crafting and home decor products. Hobby Lobby is listed as a major private corporation in Forbes and Fortunes list of America’s largest private companies, and our company carries no long-term debt. Our other Green family-affiliated companies headquartered in Oklahoma City include Mardel and Hemispheres.
At Green-family businesses, we value our customers and employees and are committed to:
- Honoring the Lord in all we do by operating the company in a manner consistent with biblical principles
- Serving our employees and their families by establishing a work environment and company policies that build character, strengthen individuals and nurture families
- Providing a return on the owner’s investment, sharing the Lord’s blessings with our employees, and investing in our community.