– September 26, 2018     

National Craft and Home Decor Retailer Hobby Lobby Celebrates Grand Opening of its Medford, OR Store
OKLAHOMA CITY – Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a privately held national retail chain of craft and home decor stores, opened in Medford, Oregon, with a ribbon cutting ceremony and official grand opening celebration on Monday, October 1, at 9 a.m. The Medford store is Hobby Lobby’s sixth location in Oregon. Alexa Engle is the store manager of the 62,000 square-foot retail facility located on Crater Lake Highway and Owen Drive.

The store’s grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony is open to the public. Local dignitaries, ambassadors from the Medford / Jackson County Chamber of Commerce and other business leaders will attend the celebration.

“We offer a wide and ever-changing variety of craft and home decor products including many exclusive Hobby Lobby brands,” stated Kelly Black, Director of Advertising. “First-time shoppers in Medford will be pleasantly surprised at the store size and the exceptional service provided by our trained associates.”

Hobby Lobby has over 800 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., an Oklahoma City-based private corporation, began as Greco, a miniature picture frame company in 1970. When David Green moved his business from the family home to a 300 square-foot retail space in 1972, Hobby Lobby was born. It is the nation’s largest privately-owned arts and crafts retailer.
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The Chamber of Medford/Jackson County
101 E. 8th St.  |  Medford, OR 97501
Phone: (541) 779-4847