Brookfield Franchisee Featured on Real Milwaukee Television Show

Mike Derse Local Franchise News Article, Owner Spotlight

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin. Learning Express Toys of Brookfield, WI recently demonstrated top holiday toys on Real Milwaukee, a FOX-affiliated local morning television program. Franchisee and store owner, Mary Lewis, explained exactly which toys she felt would be hit products this holiday season. Among her favorite toys were: Plush Squishmallows Hugmees Stunt Flyer Steam Breathing Dragon Auto Moto Air Fort Foam Alive …

Learning Express of Beverly, MA hosts Kennedy Kares Toy Drive

Mike Derse Local Franchise News Article, Philanthrophy

BEVERLY, Massachusetts. Learning Express Toys of Beverly, MA announced that they will host the 7th Annual Kennedy Kares Toy Drive on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. The drive was created by 15-year-old Kennedy Steiner, who hoped that no child would go through the holidays without receiving a gift. Since its inception, Ms. Steiner’s toy drive has collected …

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The Learning Express Story

Mike Derse Franchising, Toy Industry

by Sharon DiMinico People ask me all the time how I got into the toy business so I thought I’d write an abbreviated version of my journey. It’s probably a familiar story for many business owners, but here goes…. The Start My dad was an entrepreneur. I vividly remember his stories at the dinner table about the many projects he …

Learning Express Toys Tulsa, OK Franchise Owner Highlights Top Toys for Holiday Season

Mike Derse Local Franchise News Article, Owner Spotlight

TULSA, Oklahoma. Learning Express Toys of Tulsa, OK franchise owner, Charlie Darrow, recently highlighted her picks for the top toys of the upcoming holiday season on News on 6, a local television program. Among her picks were Air Forts, Sparkle Bracelets, My Robotic Pet Tumbling Hedgehog by Thames & Kosmos, the Clack! game, the Genius Square and the Rainbow Kit …

Toys For Tots

Leaning Express’ Vendors Donate At Convention

Jon Monahan Convention, Philanthrophy

NEW YORK, New York. In a recent Toy Book article, Learning Express Toys’ vendor partners were mentioned for donating thousands of toys to the Marine Toys for Tots Program, following the conclusion of Learning Express’ 22nd annual Convention, in New Orleans. “We are humbled and grateful to have such generous and wonderful toy vendors that are willing to donate new …

LE Convention 2019 Steve Zdunek Leadership Award

Learning Express 2019 Steve Zdunek Leadership Award

Jon Monahan Convention

DEVENS, Massachusetts. Learning Express Toys hosted their 22nd Annual Convention and Vendor Expo from June 23-26, at The Roosevelt, in New Orleans, LA. During the event’s annual Awards ceremony, a special presentation was given for the Steve Zdunek Leardership Award. The category was newly created in the memory of Learning Express of Naperville, IL’s owner, Steve Zdunek, who passed away, …

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Learning Express 2019 Store Team Awards

Jon Monahan Convention

DEVENS, Massachusetts. Learning Express Toys hosted their 22nd Annual Convention and Vendor Expo from June 23-26, at The Roosevelt, in New Orleans, LA. During the event’s annual Awards ceremony, a series of awards were handed out to the top performing Stores, Vendors & Products. The award categories for the top Stores were: Under The Radar & Spirit. The Under the …

LE Convention 2019 New Vendor Award

Learning Express 2019 Best New Vendor Awards

Jon Monahan Convention

DEVENS, Massachusetts. Learning Express Toys hosted their 22nd Annual Convention and Vendor Expo from June 23-26, at The Roosevelt, in New Orleans, LA. During the event’s annual Awards ceremony, a series of Vendor awards were handed out to the Best New Vendors, who quickly understood the LE Brand, supported individual store owners and produced innovative products that performed well in …

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Learning Express 2019 Store Service Awards

Jon Monahan Convention

DEVENS, Massachusetts. Learning Express Toys hosted their 22nd Annual Convention and Vendor Expo from June 23-26, at The Roosevelt, in New Orleans, LA. During the event’s annual Awards ceremony, a series of awards were handed out to the top performing Stores for their Service & for being Team Players. The Service Award was handed out to the Franchisee whose selfless …

LE Convention 2019 Founder Award

Learning Express 2019 Founder’s Award

Jon Monahan Convention

DEVENS, Massachusetts. Learning Express Toys hosted their 22nd Annual Convention and Vendor Expo from June 23-26, at The Roosevelt, in New Orleans, LA. Each year, at Covention, the Founder’s Award is presented to a store owner who embodies Team, Product, Wow! & Success and serves as a role model for the entire LE Family. They improve Learning Express through their …