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Learning Express Announces 2018 Vendor & Product Award Winners

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DEVENS, Massachusetts. In a recent article by Franchising Magazine, the Learning Express Toys Home Office announced their 2018 Convention Vendor & Product Award winners. “We want to recognize our distinguished vendors and to show appreciation for their partnership, as well as their ingenuity and proficiency creating toys with exceptional play value,” said Sharon DiMinico, CEO and Founder of Learning Express …

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Learning Express 2018 Convention Recap

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DEVENS, Massachusetts. Learning Express Toys hosted their 21st Annual Convention and Vendor Expo on June 24-27 at the MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort and Convention Center in Kingsport, TN. The 2018 theme, “Get it Done, Play to Win” was a reference to the Team, Product, Wow! success strategy introduced at the February 2018 Toy Fair meeting. Learning Express stakeholders are committed …

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Learning Express Prepares for 2018 Convention

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DEVENS, Massachusetts. Learning Express Toys hosts their 21st Annual Convention and Vendor Expo June 24-27 at the MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort and Convention Center in Kingsport, TN. The 2018 theme, “Get it Done, Play to Win” is a reference to the Team, Product, Wow! Success strategy introduced at February 2018 Toy Fair meeting. Learning Express stakeholders are committed to creating …

Convention 2017 Journeys

Learning Express 2017 Convention Recap

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CHANDLER, Arizona. Learning Express Toys hosted their 20th Annual Convention and Vendor Expo, in Chandler, AZ. Here is a quick recap of the week: Welcome Dinner The Welcome Dinner was a fabulous kick-off for a week of fun, education and sharing of ideas. The evening gave everyone a chance to say hello to old friends and meet new friends. The …

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Lauren Derse Gives Thank You Speech to Sharon DiMinico at 30th Anniversary Banquet

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CHANDLER, Arizona – The following transcript is from a speech delivered by Lauren Derse, daughter of Founder & CEO Sharon DiMinico at the 2017 Learning Express Convention at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass in Chandler, AZ. It all started in 1982. Mom, pregnant for the first time, was shopping for my nursery furniture and baby gear at several stores in …

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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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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 …

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Learning Express Toys Convention Offers Vendor Expo, Workshops

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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 Connect with Home Office staff face-to-face Take part in professional development workshops and listen to …

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What is the LE Toys Convention?

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Every year, Learning Express Toys hosts a franchise-wide 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 products at the …