The Newtownabbey branch of Hobbycraft is scheduled to begin trading on October 30. This will be followed by the formality of a grand opening, which will open on November 2. Creating 18 new jobs, the new shop is expected to be a success, and plans are already underway for Hobbycraft to open an additional store elsewhere in Northern Ireland, likewise creating 18 jobs. While the chain has not previously operated in Northern Ireland, its new stores look set to become major players through the tried and proven business practice of providing an expansive range of products to an eager and dedicated marketplace. With a vast array of different hobbies covered under one roof, Hobbycraft covers a large number of different household pursuits, making it a convenient destination for any hobbyist who needs to pick up a set of supplies at a reasonable price.
Hobbycraft is widely regarded as one of the biggest names in the field of hobby supplies. It provides products essential to a wide number of household pursuits including arts an crafts, sewing, jewellery-making, cookery and more. Many of the items it stocks are the sort of specialist products that are hard to find in typical high street stores, thereby ensuring that customers dedicated to their hobbies will be more than willing to take the trip to their nearest branch of Hobbycraft. By expanding its business into Northern Ireland, the chain is set to attract a new range of customers, and any hobby enthusiasts in Newtownabbey or the surrounding area are sure to be curious about the new store and what it has to offer.
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