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How a Family-Owned Franchise Makes It Work Two sisters and their retired mom team up to nurture a neglected franchise that sells used clothing for kids.

By Jason Daley

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Teamwork: Cindy Kehagiaras (far left), Carol Polsky-Mintz and Carrie Rosenblum.
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While she was pregnant with her second child in 2008, Carrie Rosenblum, a regional marketing manager for Wild Oats Market in Manhattan Beach, Calif., stumbled on a resale store she'd never noticed before: Children's Orchard, a franchise specializing in "gently used" kids' clothing, toys, strollers and other essentials.

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