Category Archives: Why Franchise

Children’s Orchard, Milford Wins Three Awards!

We love when our franchisees receive recognition for their great work. In the case of the Children’s Orchard in Milford, Massachusetts, they got not one but three awards! Source: wickedlocalfavorites.com  In the tradition of the Boston area, the awards are called “Wicked Local Favorites.” With over 500,000 votes from newspaper readers in the area, it’s pretty […]

Tulsa Children’s Orchard Given Award

It’s always great to see our franchisees getting  some recognition for their hard work.  In the case of Children’s Orchard – Tulsa, they made the TulsaPeople’s A-List 2015.  Source: TulsaPeople According to their directory, “The A-List Directory is Tulsa’s go-to resource for almost any type of business — recognized by fellow Tulsans as a favorite — […]

NTY Franchise Company Acquires Children’s Orchard Chain

NTY Franchise Company, a pioneering force in the rapidly growing $13 billion resale/retail industry, continues its aggressive growth plan with the acquisition of Children’s Orchard, a chain of top quality, gently used children’s merchandise. NTY, “New To You,” based in Minnetonka, Minn., purchased Children’s Orchard to expand its footprint nationwide as a leader in the […]

Franchise Times: Recycling Kings At It Again

Ron Olson and his son Chad were recently featured by Franchise Times in a “Where Are They Now?” article. The article takes a quick look at the past, present, and future of franchise owner Ron Olson, speaking about his role as an “entrepreneur’s entrepreneur”, and the new franchise concepts for NTY. The full article can be […]

NTY Franchise Co. Named to Minnesota’s Fast 50 for 2014

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal released their list of the Fast 50, a list of Minnesota’s top entrepreneurs for the year. The list takes an in-depth look some of the fastest-growing companies in the state, and Ron and Chad Olson were featured as part of this list.   The article looks at the humble beginnings […]