Yearly Archives: 2019

  • From the Blog:

    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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    Kiddie Academy Ranked Again on Franchise Times and Entrepreneur Lists

    Kiddie Academy® Educational Child Care opens 2019 with recognition on two prestigious franchise industry indexes. For the third straight year, Kiddie Academy has been recognized on Franchise Times’ Fast & Serious list. Fast & Serious is the magazine’s ranking of its smartest-growing franchise brands. In the 2018 rankings, published Dec. 27, Kiddie Academy ranked 39th […]

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    Be Kiddie Academy’s Guest for Franchise Expo South

    You can save money and learn about owning your own business by being Kiddie Academy’s guest at the 2019 Franchise Expo South in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Franchise Expo South is the premier franchise expo serving the Southern United States, Caribbean and Latin America. This year’s event will be held Jan. 24-26, from 10 a.m. to […]

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    Kiddie Academy Launches Learn On Promotional Campaign

    A child learning his alphabet starts to recognize letters – in this case, the letter C – in the Academy, at home and throughout his community as he goes through the day. A young girl learns about geology during a lesson and carries her enthusiasm with her from the Academy to her home. These and […]

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