OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Hobby Lobby Stores, a privately held retail chain of more than 455 arts and crafts stores, is pleased to announce it has signed a lease to open a store in New Port Richey, FL. The 54,040 square-foot facility located at 8615 Little Road is between Co Rd 1 and Co Rd 587A. This is Hobby Lobby’s 11th store in Florida, and is expected to open in November.
“New Port Richey is ideally located just off the Gulf Coast and less than 40 miles north of St. Petersburg and Tampa, making it the perfect location for a Hobby Lobby store. We are excited to be part of the community as we expand further into Florida and its surrounding cities,” stated John Schumacher, Assistant Vice President of Advertising. “Our unique store gives our new shoppers an enriched customer experience while filling the void that currently exists in the crafts and home décor arena.”
Hobby Lobby offers crafts, hobbies, picture framing, jewelry making, fashion fabrics, floral, scrapbooking, cards and party, baskets, wearable art, home accents, holiday supplies and much more. Shoppers can visit the company web site for more information about weekly specials, store locations and hours, and much more.
Hobby Lobby was founded in Oklahoma City, OK in 1972 with 300 feet of retail space. The chain has grown into 455 stores in 39 states and operates from a 4.1 million square-foot office, manufacturing and distribution center. For more information about Hobby Lobby, visit us at: www.hobbylobby.com.