Once Upon A Child
#132

Initial Investment

LOW: $244,800
HIGH: $376,600

Change in Units

+7.3% +23 UNITS (1 Year)
+13.9% +44 UNITS (3 Years)

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

1984

Franchising Since

1992 (24 Years)

Corporate Address

605 Hwy. 169 N., #400 Minneapolis, MN 55441

CEO

John Morgan

Parent Company

Winmark Corp.

Ticker Symbol

About Once Upon A Child

Founded in 1984 in Columbus, Ohio, Once Upon A Child specializes in selling new and used children's clothes, toys, furniture and equipment. Franchises were first offered in 1992. The company is owned by Winmark (formerly Grow Biz), which also franchises Music Go Round, Plato's Closet, Style Encore and Play It Again Sports.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$244,800 - $376,600

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$73,440 - $112,980

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$25,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 132

Lowest Rank: 408

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 2 weeks

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising

Number of employees required to run: 3 - 5

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Updated: August 19th, 2015

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