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Learning Express Toys Ranked Among the Franchise Elite in Entrepreneur’s Esteemed 38th Annual Franchise 500®

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Devens, Mass., March 7, 2017 – Learning Express Toys, the nation’s largest educational toy retailer, was recently ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Recognized by entrepreneurs and franchisors as a top competitive tool of measurement, the Franchise 500® places Learning Express Toys as number 271 for its exceptional performance in areas …


Learning Express Toys Store Owners Named Among America’s Star Franchisees by CNBC

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WORTHINGTON, Ohio – Connie and Todd Jacob, owners of Learning Express Toys of New Albany, Worthington and Upper Arlington, Ohio, were recently named among America’s Star Franchisees by CNBC and Franchise Business Review. The Jacobs were chosen from 28,500 franchisees representing 364 brands, according to Franchise Business Review. Selection criteria for the franchise included a strong proof of concept, clean reporting, solid …


Franchisees Attend Workshops, Place Holiday Orders at Learning Express Convention 2016

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ORLANDO, Florida – Every June, in a different US city, Learning Express Toys hosts a franchise-wide Convention. All store owners look forward to Convention each year, because the information and connections they gain are invaluable. Convention offers franchisees the opportunity to: • Share experiences with their fellow store owners and managers • Connect with Home Office staff face-to-face • Take …


Store Owners Awarded at 2015 Convention for Outstanding Work

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PALM SPRINGS, California – Every year, Learning Express Toys recognizes its outstanding franchisees with awards at the Convention Banquet. Through these awards, we hold up Learning Express Toys’ values of cultivating superb teams, selling excellent products, and a creating a WOW experience for our customers. Store owners are chosen for: Personal qualities, such as being a team player or always …


2014 Learning Express Toys Franchise Convention – Palm Springs, CA

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Every year, Learning Express Toys hosts the Learning Express Toys Franchise Convention in a major US city. This year, the entire Learning Express Toys family, including store owners, store managers, home office employees, and vendors, gathered at La Quinta Resort and Spa in Palm Springs, CA. It was an eventful four days in which store owners placed orders for holiday …


Founder and CEO of Learning Express Toys, Sharon DiMinico, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

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New England Franchise Association recently presented founder and CEO of Learning Express Toys, Sharon DiMinico, with a Lifetime Achievement Award. During the ceremony, NEFA President Murray Vetstein read some of the praise other franchisors had shared about DiMinico. “Her passion and commitment are nothing short of inspirational,” noted one member of NEFA. “She has dedicated her professional franchise career to …