Opening of 1st Store
The first HobbyTown franchise is opened in Colorado Springs, CO.
The name “HobbyTown USA” is adopted and registered as our new identity – along with red, white and blue as “official” company colors.
HobbyTown USA debuts in the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 at #419.
Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas becomes the 1st HobbyTown USA franchise store to exceed $1,000,000 in sales.
The first HobbyTown USA National Convention is held in Lincoln.
Franchise-wide sales surpass $50,000,000.
BuyersClub is established.
SMART Point of Sale (POS) is launched.
HTUWebComm launched to provide real time connection to franchise stores.
Partnership for the first Co-Branded locations in Aurora and Lakewood, CO.
Teammates Youth Mentoring program adopted as official HTU charity.
hobbytown.com relaunched with AMain.
National Branding Program Launched.
RadioShack Partnership Launched.