Founder: Hilda and Berthold Reich and Sigmund and Mathilda Rohrbach
Phone: 1 -800- 525-4951 or 1-888-739-4120
Headquarters: 840 Apollo Street Suite 241
El Segundo, California, 90245
CEO: Alan Rosskamm
Owned: Hilda and Berthold Reich and Sigmund and Mathilda Rohrbach
Jo-Ann Fabrics is one of the largest and most known fabric shop in the country, and according to their website (http://www.joann.com/joann) the company was initially founded by Hilda and Berthold Reich and a couple of their close friends Sigmund and Mathilda Rohrbach back in 1943.
Originally the headquarters were in Hudson, Ohio but later moved to (and are still) to the following address: 840 Apollo Street Suite 241 at El Segundo, California with the zip code being 90245 and if you want to reach them by phone you can try either at 1 -800- 525-4951 or 1-888-739-4120, according to |http://www.mahalo.com/search?q=joann fabric deals|
The company has a board of directors with the CEO being Alan Rosskamm who was a former chairman of the board and now is CEO of Jo-Ann Stores. According to the website (http://www.joann.com/joann) Mr. Rosskamm also served as the CEO for Charming Shoppes and was employed with Jo-Ann from 1978 through 2006 and is a member of one of the two families that founded the stores.
The stores offers different merchandise and products that are often used in crafts and sewing projects, and according to their website (http://www.joann.com/joann) they have about 760 stores in forty seven of the states. The stores themselves are small making the customer feel welcome and not overwhelmed.
Jo Ann stores products actually have a wide array such as sewing machines, ribbons, craft glue, lights, and totes besides the fabrics. They have different departments too such as the following:
Sewing and Quilting
Knits and crochets