Yearly Archives: 2019

  • From the Blog:

    The Poignancy of Graduation Season

    May begins graduation season for schools and families across the nation. At Kiddie Academy® Educational Child Care, we’re preparing to celebrate another class of children that will be moving on next year to kindergarten. Buying a franchise may start off purely as a business decision. But many Kiddie Academy Franchisees will tell you, the satisfaction […]

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Minnesota – Land of 10,000 Opportunities

    When Kiddie Academy of Edina obtained its license last August, it became the first of our franchises to open in Minnesota. While the Academy in the Minneapolis suburbs has the distinction of being our first in the state, we’re sure it won’t be the last. Minnesota, which is known as the “Land of 10,000 Lakes” […]

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    Academies Stay Flexible to Support Parents During Government Shutdown

    The consequences of the longest government shutdown in our nation’s history aren’t lost on Kiddie Academy® Educational Child Care. Many Academies across the nation serve the families of the federal workers and contractors who are affected. As the shutdown drags on, most of those families are struggling with the ramifications of a lapse in income. […]

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