Tag Archives: small business

07/16/2019

Storytime Live! Among Marketing Events Supporting Franchisees

In July, August and September, Kiddie Academy locations across the nation will be hosting Storytime LIVE!. This fun, free, family-oriented event capitalizes on a partnership we have with PBS Kids, and features Academy guest appearances by the popular children’s characters Curious George and Pinkalicious. “Storytime LIVE! is part of a broad range of programs and…


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06/05/2019

Kiddie Academy by the Numbers

When you take a close look at the numbers, it all adds up – a Kiddie Academy® Educational Child Care franchise is a great investment! 1981 – The first Kiddie Academy location opened in Baltimore County, Maryland. 1992 – The first Kiddie Academy franchise opened in Elkton, Maryland, starting the national expansion of our brand….


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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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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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02/04/2019

Franchising vs. Going It Alone

It’s a great time to be in the child care business. This industry has been growing for years. As of 2017, there were an estimated 24 million children in the United States under the age of 5, and more than 18 million were in some sort of child care every week. The result is a…


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