Once Upon A Child Franchise Review

Franchise Facts

Once Upon A Child franchise system is a retail store that buys and sells second-hand and gently used kids' and baby clothing, shoes and toys.

How much does a Once Upon A Child franchise cost?

Once Upon A Child has a franchise fee of up to $25,000, with a total initial investment range of $268,500 to $396,900.

  • Cash Required: $50,000
  • Initial Franchise Fee: $25,000
  • Total Investment: $268,500 to $396,900
  • Working Capital: $40,000 to $55,000
  • Royalty Fee: 5%

The initial cost of a franchise includes several fees -- Unlock this franchise to better understand the costs such as training and territory fees.

How much does a Once Upon A Child franchise make?

As with any business, profits from a Once Upon A Child franchise depend on a variety of factors. Typically, profits are proportionate to the size of investment. Demand for your products, labor costs, commercial lease rates and a number of other variables also play a huge role in your bottom line. For system-specific data, unlock this franchise.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2018 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 321 franchised Once Upon A Child locations in the USA.

Are there any Once Upon A Child franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2018 FDD data, Once Upon A Child has franchise locations in 45 states. The largest region is the South with 144 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2018

Once Upon A Child is a Franchise Grade Best in Class™ and a Made The Grade™ franchise, which means it's ranked highly by our analysts!

Once Upon A Child Franchise Stats

Total Investment

$268,500 - $396,900
Franchise Fee

$25,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
10 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
241
2017
360
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
5.0%
Ad Fees
5.0%
# of Franchised Outlets

266

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 79 hours. This includes 55 hours of classroom training and 24 hours of on-the-job training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 24
Classroom 55
Total 79

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Once Upon A Child offers exclusive territories. For an explanation of territorial rights, unlock this franchise for important details.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes. Once Upon A Child offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more details.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1993. The average Children's Services franchise began franchising in 2009.

Do they offer financing support?

Yes, you can also click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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