Last updated on November 27th, 2019 at 04:22 amDavid Green opened the first Hobby Lobby store, in a 300-square-foot (28 m2) space in northwest Oklahoma City, in 1972. Retail sales were $3,200 from August to the end of the year. He moved to a larger 1,000 square foot space in January 1973.  If you need to