Category Archive: Making the Decision

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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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    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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    Franchisee Focus: Katie Moore

    Katie Moore was a successful manager at a Chicago-area payroll company, but she always knew she wanted to do something bigger. She had an entrepreneurial spirit, but as a new mom, Katie was unsure if the time was right to make a big change. She and her husband, Larry, decided to explore educational child care […]

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    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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    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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    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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    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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