HobbyTown USA Information:
HobbyTown USA was founded in 1980 by Merlin Hayes and Thomas Walla with the purchase of a local business in Lincoln, Nebraska. The corporation was established for the sole purpose of sharing their dream with other people who wanted to own their own hobby store.
Today, HobbyTown USAis a nationally registered franchise, and the company is widely regarded as a leader in the retail hobby industry. There are currently over 150 HobbyTown USAfranchises open or under development in 40 states.
With the company motto of “Building Your Dream,” it is the largest retail hobby franchise in the world and is ranked in the top 2% of all franchises worldwide. More importantly, there are now hundreds of owners realizing their dream of being their own boss and having fun while they do it
No Hobby or Retail Experience Required
We have the systems to help you operate your own business even if you have no retail or hobby experience. From our point-of-sale computer system to financial reporting and consultation to a graded item database that tells you what items are “hot” today, our experience and knowledge will help you meet your goals for your own store.