Originally launched in 1999, eHobbies has served
hundreds of thousands of customers, from beginning to avid hobbyists,
providing access to over 60,000 items in 10 categories including Radio
Control, Astronomy and Trains.
In May 2001, assets of eHobbies were acquired by The Hobby Hub, Inc.
Partners Seth Greenberg and Ken Kikkawa (two long-time eHobbies
employees) have rebuilt the "New & Improved" eHobbies into a viable,
In addition to eHobbies.com The Hobby Hub operates several successful
• eHobbies International - Shipping to over 40 Countries!
• toydealer.net (wholesale direct to over 500 hobby and toy stores)
• a retail hobby shop
• eHobbies is a proud member of NRHSA, RCHTA and exhibits at consumer
trade shows including AMA and RCX.com
Seth Greenberg and Ken Kikkawa went from being employees of the original
eHobbies, a 1999 high-profile startup with $40 million in venture
capital to acquiring assets of the moribund company in 2001.
Transforming eHobbies with a notable turnaround, Greenberg oversees
marketing, advertising, public relations and business development
strategy. He enjoys building an avid and loyal base of ?eHobbyists? and
continues to develop an array of impressive profiles on eHobbies in
media outlets including features in Business 2.0, National Public Radio,
Investor?s Business Daily, Dow Jones, Money Magazine and Internet
Retailer?s Top 50 Websites.
Greenberg is passionate about the Internet medium and has significant
hands-on experience having worked since 1996 as employee #1 at Word of
Net, a search-engine optimization company, opened the Los Angeles office
of direct marketing firm YesMail and lent his expertise for startups
funded by Zone Venture Capital and Rustic Canyon Partners.
Greenberg began his career in the entertainment industry attending
graduate school as a Producing Fellow at the American Film Institute and
going on to work as a successful motion picture literary agent at some
of Hollywood's top talent agencies. Seth is on the Board of Directors of
the National Retail Federation's shop.org
Ken Kikkawa has nearly 20 years of experience in store management,
retail buying, merchandise planning and merchandise management. Ken has
held management positions with leading department store and specialty
retailers such as Macy's, May Company, Federated Department Stores and
the Warner Bros. Studio Stores. Ken holds a Bachelor's degree in
Economics from UCLA.