Tag Archive: small business

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Tips for Franchise Success in 2019

    The new year will be here before you know it. Whether you’re a seasoned Kiddie Academy franchisee or are considering purchasing your first franchise in the new year, this is when you should be focused on making sure you’re doing what you need to do to ensure the success of your business in 2019. “There’s […]

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    Can You Be the Boss? Quick Quiz

    Every parent who’s faced the competing demands of work and home has yearned for the freedom of being their own boss.  The pressures of reporting to a superior while also juggling the day-to-day responsibilities of parenting can be the catalyst for starting your own business.   However, being in charge isn’t for everyone. Here’s a […]

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    Which is Right for You: Franchise or Business Opportunity?

    If  you’re thinking about starting a daycare business, you may wonder about the difference between joining a franchise and pursuing a business opportunity or start-up?  Which is best for you?  As part of your business planning, you’ll want to collect as much background information as possible before making a decision. Entrepreneur Magazine recently published a […]

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    Small Business, Big Impact

    Considering starting a franchise business?  If so, you’ll be joining the ranks of small business owners across the country who are so critical to the U.S. economy.  Kiddie Academy is proud of our successful track record of helping individuals to realize their dream of having their own business. According to SBA’s Office of Advocacy, small businesses […]

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