FROM MONTCO: Hobby Lobby Stores Prepares for Opening in King of Prussia

Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a major Oklahoma City-based corporation began as Greco, a miniature picture frame company in 1970.

Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a privately held national retail chain of craft and home decor stores, is set to open a new store in King of Prussia,  Pennsylvania. Construction is underway on this new 58,000 square-foot building formerly located by ACME Grocery; located on W. Dekalb Pike in Dekalb Plaza.

Hobby Lobby currently has 17 locations in Pennsylvania. The King of Prussia store is  projected to open in late July. The location will bring about 35–50 jobs to the  community paying $15.70 per hour for full-time and $10.45 per hour for part-time  associates.

“Once you visit Hobby Lobby, you will see that we are very unique, offering the  widest variety of merchandise in the craft and home decor market under one roof,”  stated Kelly Black, Director of Advertising. “We’re tremendously excited about  becoming a part of the King of Prussia community.”

Hobby Lobby has over 850 stores across the nation. Each store offers more than  70,000 crafting and home decor products including floral, fabric, needle art, custom  framing, baskets, home accents, wearable art, arts and crafts, jewelry making,  scrapbooking and paper crafting supplies. Store hours are Monday through
Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Hobby Lobby stores are closed on Sunday.

Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a major Oklahoma City-based corporation began as Greco,  a miniature picture frame company in 1970. When David Green moved his business  from the family garage to a 300 square-foot retail space in 1972, Hobby Lobby was  born. It is now the nation’s largest privately owned arts and crafts retailer.

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