HOBBY LOBBY Stores, Inc. (Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.), Chinese name Haobilai, is an American furniture and handicrafts company. Founded in 1972, the company now operates 501 stores in 41 states. Its products include crafts, picture frames, jewelry making, fashion fabrics, flowers, cards and party goods, baskets, wear-resistant art, household goods, holiday goods, etc., making it an ideal place for daily life and holiday shopping.
HOBBY LOBBY was founded on August 3, 1972, and is located in northern Oklahoma, USA. The company grew from a retail space of over 300 square meters, and in 1973, it moved to a larger retail space of about 1,000 square meters. After decades of growth, the company now has a chain of more than 500 stores in 41 states (the chain is characterized by its insistence on closing on Sundays) and counting. Hobby Lobby is one of the largest craft retailers in the United States, but the company is no longer limited to craft stores. Its product range has expanded to include: Crafts, picture frames, jewelry, fashion fabrics, fake flowers, cards, home decoration, furniture and so on. Therefore, in HOBBY LOBBY, customers can choose and buy various kinds of home decoration. Based in Oklahoma, HOBBY LOBBY is about 3.4 million square feet with factories, distribution areas, warehouses, office space and more


Michaels is the world's leading arts and crafts chain, with more than 1,000 Michaels stores in 49 states and Canada. The company also owns chains such as Aaron Brothers, ReCollections, and Star Decorators Wholesale Warehouse. The company is headquartered in Irving, Texas. The company now employs 12,500 people. Michaels stores now contain an average of 40, 000 different products in 18, 200 square feet of sales space. A store would generate about $3,900,000 in annual sales. The store sells a selection of art, crafts, frames, plants, wall decorations, and seasonal merchandise. Each of Michaels' stores carries 1,000 items. The chain sells items such as art. Michaels is also an American handicraft chain, including art frames, handicrafts, aromatreatments, interior decorations, seasonal goods, and DIY home improvement appliances. Domestic competitors include iHobby Lobby, Ben Franklin Stores, Jo-Ann Stores, AC Moore, and other small-scale craft stores. DeSerres is a Canadian competitor to the Michaels Craft chain.


Daiso Japan, founded by Hiroshi Yano in 1972, has more than 4,000 stores worldwide, covering more than 30 countries.


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