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Kiddie Academy Franchising

04/22/2019

Franchisee Focus: Glenda Gonzalez of Kiddie Academy of Aliana

“Hard work paid off.” That’s how Glenda Gonzalez sums up where she is in her business life these days. Glenda is part of a six-person team that owns Kiddie Academy of Aliana in Richmond, Texas. The Academy opened for business in January 2017, but the planning and execution that went into making it successful was…


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04/03/2019

Kiddie Academy Moves Up on Franchise Gator’s “Fastest Growing” Rankings

Kiddie Academy® Educational Child Care moves up to #35 on this year’s Franchise Gator “Fastest Growing Franchises” rankings. The list ranks franchises experiencing massive growth for 2019. It’s a continuation of Kiddie Academy’s climb up the rankings. The company was #46 in 2018 and #62 in 2017. Franchise Gator also ranked Kiddie Academy #29 earlier…


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03/18/2019

Phoenix: A Hot Market for Opening a Business

It’s hot in Phoenix, no matter how you look at it. If you’re looking for a place that has more than 300 days of sunshine each year and year-round warm temperatures, Phoenix is your place. If you’re looking for a market with a growing population and economic base, again, Phoenix is your place.[1] The capital…


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03/04/2019

How a Corporate Job Prepares You for Franchise Ownership

You’ve spent your career in a corporate job that gives you an income and predictability. But is that all you want out of your career? Have an idea you want to implement? Ask your boss. Need to take time off? Ask your boss. Want a raise? Ask your boss. Does your passion lie in working…


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02/19/2019

Franchisee Focus – Hilda and Ted Cockram

Rock stars. That’s probably not what Ted and Hilda Cockram expected to feel like after opening their first Kiddie Academy® franchise in 2012. But that’s exactly how Ted describes the feeling of having scores of little smiling faces greeting them each day at Kiddie Academy of Longwood-Lake Mary in Florida. “They come running, yelling, ‘Mr….


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