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Learn About Once Upon A Child Franchises
Once Upon A Child is the nation's largest chain of children's resale stores
in North America with more than 200 stores across the United States and Canada!
Our stores carry high quality, brand name children's apparel, toys, furniture,
equipment and more. We provide parents with a unique, creative and economical
solution to their growing child's needs - a solution that makes great sense for
their kids and even more cents for their budget!
Once Upon A Child stores are kid-friendly and community focused. They make ties
with neighborhood organizations and family groups who can benefit from our
unique buying and selling process. They are the community's local children's
store bringing together outstanding values, personalized service and a wide
variety of brand name products.
A Growing Market
Children are constantly outgrowing their clothes, toys, books, furniture and
equipment. The dilemma is what to do with all that stuff! At Once Upon A Child,
we've come up with the solution! Parents love the fact that our stores will buy
these items from them on the spot with no appointment necessary. They are also
thrilled to find quality used brand name kids' stuff at great prices!
Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Once Upon A Child
Making the decision to be your own boss and be in control of your future is an
exciting adventure, and we appreciate being considered in your business search.
Once Upon A Child offers franchisees a unique opportunity, based on a sound
business model and the support of the parent company, Winmark Corporation. With
a solid history of retail franchising, we offer strong support services, a
proprietary computer system, creative advertising and marketing materials, and a
seasoned operations team to assist you in maximizing your individual store
As part of the Once Upon A Child franchise system you receive:
- Exclusive Territory
- Business Planning Assistance
- Retail Site Selection Assistance, Demographic Studies and Area Market
- Classroom Instruction and In-Store Training
- Store Set-Up Assistance
- On-Site Store Opening Assistance
- A Proprietary Inventory Control System
- Preferred Vendor Network Access
- On-Going Operations Support
- Annual Franchise Conferences
Once Upon A Child Facts
Average Store Size: 2,500 to 3,200 Sq. Ft.
Product Mix: 80% quality used; 20% new
Core Customer Group: Newborn to 10 years old
Key Demographics: Middle- to upper-income households
Real Estate Location: Generally located in female-oriented power centers with
big box anchors
or suburban strip centers around regional malls
Take the next steps in changing your future!
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