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06/17/2019

Franchisee Focus: Katie Moore

Katie Moore was a successful manager at a Chicago-area payroll company, but she always knew she wanted to do something bigger. She had an entrepreneurial spirit, but as a new mom, Katie was unsure if the time was right to make a big change. She and her husband, Larry, decided to explore educational child care…


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04/08/2019

Advantages of Multi-Unit Franchise Ownership

Sometimes, owning one Kiddie Academy franchise just isn’t enough. Today, 54% of Kiddie Academy franchisees own more than one Academy. That’s in line with the trend nationally, as reported by research firm FRANdata, that shows multi-unit franchise operators control 54% of the more than 400,000 franchise units in the United States. “There is no greater…


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06/07/2018

“Why I Chose to Start a Business with Kiddie Academy”

Owning and operating a Kiddie Academy educational child care franchise is more than a sound business venture, it’s a personally rewarding, life-changing decision for our franchisees all over the country. “Our children went to one of our competitors, and we were very, very unhappy. We looked at each other, laughed and said we could do…


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05/11/2018

Small Business Resources for Franchise Start-ups

People turn to franchising as a business for many varied reasons. Some individuals embrace it because they have a special interest in a particular field but appreciate the comfort level, consistency and security associated with working with a tried-and-true business network. Other people gravitate towards a particular brand, and there are some folks that pursue…


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05/04/2018

Celebrating Franchisee Success for National Small Business Week

National Small Business Week kicked off on Sunday, April 29, and continues through Saturday, May 5. Started by President John F. Kennedy in 1963, the annual celebration recognizes the small businesses and the contributions that they make to local communities and the national economy. The annual event is hosted by the Small Business Administration, and…


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