Kiddie Academy Recognized by Franchise Times Top 200+ for Biggest Jump in Sales in its Category
Kiddie Academy has been recognized in the Franchise Times Top 200+ rankings as posting the biggest sales gains among franchisors in the childhood learning category. Franchise Times Top 200+ is an annual exclusive ranking of the 500 largest US-based franchises, based on systemwide sales and units. Kiddie Academy’s overall ranking jumped 21 spots, to 222 in this year’s list.
The ranking reports a strong 2017 showing for the category as a whole, with the top four brands all posting gains of more than 10 percent. Kiddie Academy posted a 23.7 percent gain, increasing to $251 million.
“It’s a privilege to be recognized by Franchise Times for our growth as a franchisor in educational child care. This has been another strong year for our brand and we expect the momentum to continue,” said Kiddie Academy President Greg Helwig. “We’re continuing to expand, with 40 new Academies set to open in the next year, which will bring us to more than 250 owned and operated franchises across our network.”
This year to date, 16 new Kiddie Academy owned-and-operated franchises have opened. That brings its total to 212 franchises operating in 29 states plus the District of Columbia. Kiddie Academy anticipates up to eight by the end of this year.
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