Category Archive: Franchise Trends

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    Kiddie Academy® Primed for Double-Digit Franchise Growth In 2016

    Answering the growing demand for education-based child care, Kiddie Academy®, a nationally networked franchise with more than 147 locations nationwide, announced an aggressive expansion plan to develop 30 new locations in 2016. On the heels of opening 20 new locations in 2015, the company will expand its national footprint through its franchising model from California and Texas to Florida and the Northeast. […]

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    2016 Child Care Franchising Trends

    We recently addressed the power of the child care profession and the fulfillment it can offer a family-minded entrepreneur. The for-profit childcare industry accounts for $18 billion per year (source). The continued success of the Kiddie Academy franchise over the past 35 years is evidence that parents are looking for earlier opportunities to give their […]

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    New trend – Americans are eating healthier!

    As reported on the front page of today’s WSJ, Americans are eating healthier! Folks are wising up to the benefits of healthier diets. Restaurants are listening, too, improving their menus. And, isn’t it evident … my example is Chipotle. Every time I go to or by one of their restaurants, there is just a very long line of […]

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    Entrepreneur’s 2014 Franchise 500 Ranks Kiddie Academy!

    The annual ranking of America’s top franchise opportunities in Entrepreneur 2014 Franchise 500® listed Kiddie Academy Child Care Learning Centers as #290. When you open a Kiddie Academy® and become a franchisee, you’re giving families the peace of mind that comes with a safe, nurturing environment, where their children will have fun and learn! Kiddie […]

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    Franchise opportunity with Kiddie Academy

    Check out this neat video about franchising with Kiddie Academy. Opportunity abounds with opening daycare businesses across the country!

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    Small Firms Expect a Big 2014 … according to the WSJ

    Three out of four businesses said they expect better sales in 2014, and … red tape as their biggest headache, for the first time since June 2008. And, we agree with the Wall Street Journal! The pundits at last concur with what we have been seeing – small business owners are quite optimistic and we […]

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    Top 5 Franchise Industries to Watch … #1 is Child Care!

    Entrepreneur has spotlighted the child care industry as one of the Top 5 franchise industries to watch. The explosive demand for quality care seems to be an ongoing trend, if not a reality! And, of the 5 industries highlighted, only one allows for a flexible, Monday-Friday schedule … a happy business! The article states that […]

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    A Growing Need for Quality Preschool Education

    Recent headline-making studies are providing additional reasons to consider starting a new childcare franchise with education-focused Kiddie Academy. Growing evidence supports the need for high quality preschool education, prompting response from lawmakers with programs such as the Race to the Top fund. Here are some highlights of an article by Motoko Rich published in the […]

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    Franchise Businesses Expected To Continue To Outperform The Economy

    Determining the financial outlook for a potential business is an important part of deciding whether to start a new venture.  If you are considering a franchise operation, you’ll want to research the individual franchisors as well as the state of the industry overall.  The International Franchise Association (IFA) conducts independent, third party research that can […]

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    Kiddie Academy Featured in Maryland Spotlight

    Kiddie Academy President Gregory Helwig and Vice President of Franchise Development Sue Hilger were recently featured on a Maryland Spotlight segment on ABC affiliate WMAR-TV.  See video below for a brief overview of the value Kiddie Academy provides to parents, children and franchise partners:  

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