Hobby Lobby Case Study

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In the 1970’s, a mysterious person named David Green started his own small pet department. He’d been interested in retailing and marketing since his youth. David had worked at many shops before building his own crafts store which he thought could be as successful as the pet department. With a loan of $600, David, his wife and two sons began making frames in their garage which soon became famous. A few years later on August 3, 1972, the family opened their first shop, a tiny 300-square-foot place (David Green). This business expanded greatly and became known as Hobby Lobby. Even though they faced a lot of difficulties to reach their destination, they stuck together as a family and got past all of them. This business started in Oklahoma City and spread to many places. David Green followed his own rules, not the business rules of America. He and his family followed Gods rules and ran the company. Employees were chosen who could be trusted and who were kindhearted. Many were kicked out in the first few months due to trust issues. However, nowadays, employees at Hobby Lobby are offered payments above the federal minimum wage. It also closes early so employees can have family time and…show more content…
Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. which the U.S Supreme Court finally agreed to pay attention to. It was against their religious beliefs which they held on to dearly. The Green family was said to be providing 4 deadly drugs which they didn’t deny doing. The Green Family lets their beliefs lead them in business so they do what they believe in. In 2012, they had also signed a business filed suit to defend their religious freedom under The Constitution and Federal Law. Keeping these points mind a federal court granted a preliminary injunction preventing the federal government from enforcing the federal mandate against the Greens and their Company. A decision is still being made but no one knows what the result will be (Hobby Lobby Media Information and Fact
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