Hobby Lobby Stores were known before as Hobby Lobby Creative Centers. It is a profit corporation ran without any government assistance. It owns a chain of American arts and crafts stores and has worth of over $5 billion in 2018.
David Green was the founder who opened the first Hobby Lobby store in northwest Oklahoma City back in 1972. Green left his supervisor position in a store to open a second Hobby Lobby in 1975. He opened another store in Tulsa, Oklahoma the following year. Hobb Lobb had seven stores by the mid of 1982. The first store outside Oklahoma opened in 1984. When Green had losses when he included furniture and high-end cookware. He returned to an arts and crafts emphasis and by the end of 1992, the chain had grown to 50 locations in seven U.S. states. As of 2020, the chain has more than 900 locations nationwide.
Hobby Lobby stores and facilities are open for every day except Sunday. Their full-time hourly wage had been $15 since 2014. They announced on September 14, 2020 that it would be raised to $17 effective October 1, 2020.
When are Hobby Lobby open?
Hobby Lobby hours have made some minor change because of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. The stores will remain open during this current situation from Monday to Saturday. Hobb Lobb hours are now 9 am to 8 pm. The store will remain closed on Sundays. However, there is no special timing for senior citizens.
What additional measures are they taking?
The company’s website has guaranteed the customers that it is safe for them to go shopping. It also said that the stores are taking all the required precautions to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. The company also said that they are closely looking out for the latest developments in terms of the COVID – 19 to make sure that they are following suggestions from health authorities. The company is also taking care to make sure that the employees are also safe from the deadly Coronavirus.
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