Monday, July 1, 2013

Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. - A Leader in Retailing and Diversity

HobbyLobby Stores, Inc. is a leading retailer of seasonal items, home decors, art, craft and hobby supplies, as well custom picture framing. It is based in Oklahoma City, OK and it started as an outgrowth of Greco Products, a company specializing in miniature picture frames, and founded by David Green.

Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. officially began operations on August 3, 1972, on a mere 300 square feet of retail space, but it has been growing ever since. As of July 2013, it now boasts of nearly 55 retail stores in 44 states, and it is continually opening more new stores. Part of its achievements is being included among Forbes, as well as Fortunes' lists of Largest Private Companies.

Its continuous success and growth is attributed to the Company's loyal customers and its outstanding employees. Most importantly, Hobby Lobby is grounded on its strong values and its strong and faithful adherence to their Christian belief. Its Statement of Purpose reads:

In order to effectively serve our owners, employees, and customers the Board of Directors is committed to:
Honoring the Lord in all we do by operating the company in a manner consistent with Biblical principles.
Offering our customers an exceptional selection and value.
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 owners' investment, sharing the Lord's blessings with our employees, and investing in our community.
We believe that it is by God's grace and provision that Hobby Lobby has endured. He has been faithful in the past, and we trust Him for our future.

As such, Hobby Lobby Stores open from Mondays to Saturdays, but all stores close on Sundays to give way to their Church obligations, and to observe their family rest day.

Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and it also conducts drug and alcohol testing compliant to applicable statutes. At Hobby Lobby, there many possibilities for advancement and rewards for dedication and achievement. Moreover, the company provides its employess with an environment conducive for productive and long-term employment

Indeed, Hobby Lobby Stores, “THE place to shop with everyday Super Selections and Super Savings,” is also the place to work and advance in one's career. Its the place where exceptional people are valued and rewarded.

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