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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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Life as a Learning Express Family-Owned Franchisee

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Owning and operating a Learning Express Toys franchise provides an exceptional opportunity to work with family. While all of our store owners greatly enjoy the entrepreneurial aspects of running their own businesses, many also appreciate having family members as business partners. Within the organization, there are several parent-child teams who are exceptional at balancing their work and personal lives on …

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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 …