Category Archive: Kiddie Academy Franchising

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    Denver: Mile-High Potential

    They call it the Rocky Mountain State, but there’s so much more than mountains in Colorado. Although it is the only state that lies entirely above 1,000 meters above sea level, its geographic diversity ranges from desert valleys to alpine tundra. It hosted the world’s first rodeo and its capital city, Denver, lays claim to […]

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    Forbes Names Kiddie Academy to “Best Franchises to Buy” Ranking

    Kiddie Academy is proud to be ranked among the top 10 on the 2019 Forbes list of Best Franchises to Buy. This annual analysis highlights 60 U.S. franchises offering the best opportunities for investors. The ranking was a collaboration with industry research firm FRANdata. The ranking is based on Midpoint Initial Investment, Total Units and […]

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    Dallas-Fort Worth: Everything’s Big in Texas

    You’ve heard it before – everything’s big in Texas. It’s especially true when it comes to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The 9,286 square miles it covers is larger than the states of Connecticut, Delaware and Rhode Island combined. The Metroplex is the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the United States, with a population of 7.4 million […]

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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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    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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