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 …


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 …


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 …