Hobby Lobby is a chain of arts and crafts stores that was founded by David Green in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1972.
The company operates 525 stores in 40 states and internationally in China, Hong Kong, and the Philippines.
Founder David Green is the CEO and operates the chain according to biblical principles, including closing the stores on Sundays. The chain has faced controversy for carrying Christian-holiday materials only.
The company recently lost a tax deduction claim through the IRS regarding their properties in early 2018. It is unknown if the company will appeal the $3.2 million payment due.
Hobby Lobby has 23,000 employees and with $3.3 billion in revenue, is #135 on the Forbe’s list of America’s Largest Private Companies.