Providing Great Times for our Customers and Franchise Owners for Years.

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1980

Opening of 1st Store

Lincoln, NE

1985

The first HobbyTown franchise is opened in Colorado Springs, CO.

1989

The name “HobbyTown USA” is adopted and registered as our new identity – along with red, white and blue as “official” company colors.

1991

HobbyTown USA debuts in the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 at #419.

1993

Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas becomes the 1st HobbyTown USA franchise store to exceed $1,000,000 in sales.

1994

Lincoln, NE

The first HobbyTown USA National Convention is held in Lincoln.

1997

Franchise-wide sales surpass $50,000,000.

1998

BuyersClub is established.

2003

SMART Point of Sale (POS) is launched.

2010

HTUWebComm launched to provide real time connection to franchise stores.

2012

Colorado

Partnership for the first Co-Branded locations in Aurora and Lakewood, CO.

2013

Teammates Youth Mentoring program adopted as official HTU charity.

2016

hobbytown.com relaunched with AMain.

2017

National Branding Program Launched.

2018

RadioShack Partnership Launched.