New HobbyTown to open in Cheraw, S.C.
Finish Line Hobbies will convert to the HobbyTown brand Feb. 1, 2017. Owner, Jason King, recently received his degree from HobbyUniversity, a five week training program offered to all new franchise ow...
Holiday sales total over $650 billion
Holiday retail sales increased 4 percent compared to the same time frame in 2015. A total of $658.3 billion was made in sales during November and December 2016, according to the National Retail Federa...
Caboose Hobbies opens new store, changes name
After briefly closing their doors last year, Caboose Hobbies will be reopening as "Caboose" under new ownership and in a new location
The new owner, Kevin Ruble, is planning a reopen for late-...
Hobbico defers stock-ownership payments
Hobbico informed its employees that payments from its stock-ownership plan have been deferred to an unknown date.
The employee stock-ownership plan (ESOP) acts as a retirement program in which employ...
GreenLight buys Highway 61 die-cast cars
Effective immediately, GreenLight Collectibles has acquired Highway 61 Collectibles, a manufacturer of 1:18 die-cast cars based in Dubuque Iowa. This acquisition comes with 52 vehicle molds produced b...
Ohio store moves to a bigger location
After 38 years in the same location, Daniels Hobbies has moved to larger retail space in downtown Norwalk, Ohio.
Featuring an expanded showroom and new inventory, the new store should accommodate a ...
Model aircraft club banned from flying
Members of the Farview R/C Flyers Club in Perry Township, Pa., have been banned from flying their aircraft in the area for the foreseeable future.
The land over which the aircraft were flown had bee...
Denbur wins Exporter of the Year
For the second time, Denbur, Inc. won the Exporter of the Year Award at The State of Illinois 2016 Governor’s Export Awards ceremony, held Dec. 6 at the Union League Club of Chicago.