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Autism Speaks and Learning Express Toys Announce Partnership

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Learning Express Toys, the nation’s leading franchisor of specialty toy stores, announces a yearlong partnership with Autism Speaks. As a proud supporter of Autism Speaks’ mission, Learning Express Toys, with more than 120 locations across the country, will offer various ways for shoppers to donate to this life-changing organization. During the month of April—Autism Awareness month—in exchange for a $2 or …

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Learning Express Toys Welcomes Four New Locations

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Holiday shoppers, gleeful children, Santa, and Top Toys fill the aisles of Learning Express Toys this time of year. Four new stores are experiencing the delight of the season, with grand openings in November (Mandeville, LA; Lafayette, CA; Manhattan) and December (Holmdel, NJ). During their first evening of their grand opening, Mandeville owners Rhonda Folse Solomon and Jeanne Murry hosted …

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Learning Express Toys Opens in Mt. Pleasant, SC

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Learning Express Toys, the nation’s largest educational toy retailer, welcomed its newest franchise to Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina on August 22. Mayor of Mt. Pleasant, Linda Page, and Councilmen Chris O’Neal and Mark Smith greeted customers during the ribbon cutting ceremony. In conjunction with the Grand Opening, local owners Ken, Leah, and Kelly King partnered with Headbands of Hope! For …

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Learning Express Franchise Owners Chris & Pam Stoltz Celebrate Wonderful Grand Opening in University Park, FL

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More than 50 customers waited for the doors to reopen of the Learning Express Toys of University Park earlier this month. Residents of the Braden River area, husband and wife team Chris and Pam Stolz say they “are excited to be active participants in the community.” Their Grand Opening weekend featured appearances by Elmo, Queen Elsa, and Princess Anna. “Our …

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Learning Express Toys Celebrates its New Owners

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Learning Express Toys, the nation’s largest educational toy retailer, welcomes its newest owners to University Park on Wednesday, June 11. In conjunction with the Grand Opening, Chris and Pam Stolz look forward to hosting several events on Friday, June 13, Saturday, June 14, and Sunday, June 15. Located in the Cooper Creek Plaza to the right of Marshalls (8451 Cooper …

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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 …

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Learning Express Toys Celebrates its Newest Store in the Natick Mall

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Newton Store Owners Open Second Location Learning Express Toys, the nation’s largest educational toy retailer, welcomes its newest store to the Natick Mall on Saturday, May 31. In conjunction with the Grand Opening, Richard and Susan Gibson look forward to hosting several events on Saturday and Sunday. Located on the lower level of the mall next to Macy’s and across …

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World’s Largest Rainbow Loom Expo Held in Chicago

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On a blustery March day in Chicago, thousands of children were working away inside the Allstate Arena making Rainbow Loom jewelry and figurines at the first ever Rainbow Loom Expo. This event was the result of a new partnership between the Chicago Wolves hockey team and Learning Express Toys. Families from all over the region gathered to celebrate their love …