Hobby Lobby plans for continued growth in 2017

Hobby Lobby is coming off another significant year after opening 56 new stores, including eight relocated stores, in 2016. With ambitious plans to open more locations in 2017, it promises to be another eventful year for the company.

As the world’s largest privately owned arts and crafts retailer, Hobby Lobby continues to increase its retail footprint across the U.S. Plans are underway to open 60 new locations and hire 1,700 to 2,500 new employees in 2017. Hobby Lobby currently has more than 700 stores across the nation.

The company remains committed to offering exceptional selection and value enabling customers to live a creative life®. 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.