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Learning Express of Westfield, NJ featured in “Tap Into Westfield” for their Downtown Rock-Painting Party

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Westfield, NJ. The Westfield, NJ Learning Express Toys hosted a Downtown Rock-Painting Party on July 25, 2017, where more than 25 children painted “spirit” rocks to keep or hide in the community. To read the original article by Jackie Lieberman, click the link below. https://www.tapinto.net/towns/westfield/articles/westfield-kids-get-in-the-spirit-at-rock-painting

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Learning Express of The Woodlands, TX Featured on Local Photographer’s Blog

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THE WOODLANDS, Texas – In early June, Texas-based photographer, Kara Powell, took some wonderful photos of Learning Express Toys of the Woodlands, TX and interviewed franchisee and Vice President of the Franchise Advisory Council (FAC), Deb Tandy. See the rest of Ms. Powell’s interview and photographs of Deb Tandy’s store at her blog here: http://www.karapowellphotography.com/woodlands-learning-express-houston-tx-photographer/


5 Ways the Learning Express Toys Affiliate Store Benefits Franchisees

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Learning Express’ affiliate store, opened in September 2016, gives our Home Office buyers, marketers and other staff easy access to the in-store experience and offers a depth to our ability to support franchisees. In addition, the store allows new franchisees and store managers to gain valuable on-site training before launching their careers with Learning Express Toys. Here are 5 ways …


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 …


Learning Express Toys of Lake Zurich: Making a difference in its community

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Learning Express Toys values being “your local neighborhood toy store.” Part of that means being a good neighbor by helping organizations in our local communities. It all started in 1987. Learning Express, Inc. was originally founded as a way to raise funds for a school in Groton, Massachusetts. That value of generosity has remained a key part of our franchise …


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 …

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Learning Express Toys programs featured on ABC news

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Recently, Learning Express Toys was excited to see some of our great programs featured on WHAS11, the Louisville, Kentucky ABC affiliate. Unique programs like the Bunny Buffet—the personalized Easter basket one-stop shop—and our Birthday Box registry make fun, lighthearted media segments. At Learning Express Toys of Louisville, store manager Elaine Griffin showed the toy store to Angie Fenton from Great Day Live! Angie, a …


New York International Toy Fair: What We Saw, and Why We Go

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NEW YORK, New York – Life-sized LEGO models of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens cast. A four-foot-tall PlushCraft owl. A live visit from a pair of Internet-famous mini pigs. Everywhere you turn at the New York International Toy Fair, there’s something exciting to catch your eye. Each year, our store owners, managers and Home Office staff travel from around …


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 …


6 Reasons to Shop Learning Express Toys in 2015

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I am a very social person who enjoys meeting new people. My mother has always joked that I could make friends with a wall if I had no one else to talk to. But the truth is that I love feeling a connection with people and learning about their lives. That is why I always look forward to visiting my …