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Learning Express Toys of Cypress, TX Celebrates Their 10th Year of Operation

Jon Monahan Local Franchise News Article, Owner Spotlight

CYPRESS, Texas Learning Express Toys took part in the annual Cy-Fair this past weekend. Owner Shannon Fritz took the opportunity to celebrate her 10th year of being part of the Learning Express family. The event included character visits and a store-wide sale. View the event in the Community Impact Newspaper Visit Shannon’s store in-person, or stay in touch on their …


Learning Express Welcomes Mountain Top Toys to the Franchise Family

Jon Monahan Local Franchise News Article, Owner Spotlight

SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, Tennessee. Patrick and Joanna Holland, owners of Mountain Top Toys, purchased the Chattanooga Learning Express franchise location on August 1 and began a conversion process for their existing store, to be called Mountain Top Toys, a Learning Express store. The conversion process will take approximately one year to complete, but the couple is already on their way. They …

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Learning Express of Lake Zurich Joins Aloha Construction in a Charitable Shopping Spree

Jon Monahan Local Franchise News Article, Philanthrophy

Lake Zurich, IL. Rick Derr, owner of Learning Express Toys of Lake Zurich, was recently featured in a Gazette Day article, by Erica Smith. Erica discusses the collaboration between Learning Express, Aloha Construction and the Dave Farbaky Foundation for their annual charity event to bring joy to underprivileged children in their area. Aloha Construction created the Dave Farbaky Foundation to …


Learning Express of Westborough, MA Featured in the Milford Daily News

Mike Derse Local Franchise News Article

Milford, MA. Learning Express of Westborough, MA, which reopened July 24 at 50 E. Main St. in Westborough, MA, was recently featured in a Milford Daily News article by Mike Gleason. Mike discussed the transition of the store from the previous owner, Tina Jacobson, to Mike & Lauren Derse of Harvard, MA. The store first opened in 2005 with franchise …

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

Mike Derse Local Franchise News Article

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.

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

Mike Derse Local Franchise News Article

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:


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

admin Local Franchise News Article, Owner Spotlight

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 …

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Learning Express Toys programs featured on ABC news

admin Local Franchise News Article, Owner Spotlight

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 …