Our Story: 30+ Years of ExperienceThe first Children's Orchard store opened in 1980. We're proud to have been the first to recognize the enormous opportunity in the Upscale ResaleSM of children's clothing, furniture, and toys and, in 1985, we started franchising others to own and operate their own Children's Orchard stores.
Children's Orchard's 30+ years of experience translates into numerous and substantive benefits for Children's Orchard franchisees. We offer:
And, this is just the beginning. We know how to get and keep customers and we know how to train and support Children's Orchard franchisees. From the day you join our family of franchisees, through site selection, leasing, training, store build-out, inventory selection and purchasing, merchandising, Grand Opening, and on-going training and support-- well, it is enough to simply say that, as the owner of a Children's Orchard business, we stick with you every step of the way.
- Thorough assistance in choosing a store site and guidance throughout the leasing process;
- A comprehensive store design and build-out program;
- A superior two-week initial training program that includes both classroom and on-site experience;
- Strong resale purchasing assistance including a hands-on evaluation of items you've purchased for your opening inventory;
- Consistent and skilled guidance throughout the opening process;
- Exciting and effective Grand Opening marketing and on-going special promotions managed by a professional marketing firm with strong franchising experience;
- Dedicated public relations support managed by a professional public relations firm focused on serving the needs of Children's Orchard owners and the franchise system;
- Outstanding sources of supply for unique products that enhance your resale inventory;
- On-going support from a dedicated and experienced support team that assists you with every aspect of your business, from day-to-day operations to understanding your financial performance; and
- Annual conventions that feature on-going training, networking opportunities, and vendor exhibits.
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