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The Next Retail Trend: Shopping Malls

By Bill Pierquet

If I asked you if our nation’s cities or suburbs are growing at a faster rate, you’d probably say cities without hesitation. The truth, however, is that according to a recent Urban Land Institute (ULI) study the suburbs of America’s 50-largest metropolitan areas accounted for 91 percent of their population […]

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Virtually Tour Primrose School Real Estate Models

By Bill Pierquet, Senior Vice President of School Development, Primrose Schools

Primrose Schools is growing rapidly, with more locations in development for 2017 than any year before it. Ranked #1 in the Franchise 500 child care category by Entrepreneur, we provide a premier early childhood education and child care experience to tens of thousands of families nationwide. And we’re on our […]

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Is Now the Right Time to Start My Business?

By Chris Goethe

Many people in the United States have a desire to start their own business, change careers or simply pursue a job related to their personal passions. In fact, according to USA Today, the majority of American professionals would like to pursue a career with a deeper, more personal meaning. Many […]

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Preschool Franchise Company to Accelerate Real Estate Growth in 2017

By Primrose Schools

ATLANTA (February 15, 2017) — Primrose Schools, a national preschool franchise company, is on track to experience its seventh consecutive year of real estate growth by opening a record 34 new schools in 2017. With 135 schools currently in its development pipeline, the high-quality early education and care provider shows […]

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Our Key to Growing in the Northeast? Adaptability.

By Bob Rossman, Primrose Schools Site Acquisition Manager

Next week, Primrose will break ground on its newest school in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. A groundbreaking ceremony is always an exciting day for everyone involved. The Franchise Owners will gather with friends, family and city officials to celebrate the culmination of months, sometimes years, of work. When that first […]

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Servant Leadership and Entrepreneurship: For Country, Family and Business

By Claudia Macon, Franchise Owner of Primrose School at Cahoon Commons

Editor’s Note: Portions of Claudia’s story below first appeared in the July 2016 issue of Franchising World magazine. Read the original article in its entirety. If you’ve ever met someone who embodies true servant leadership, you know it’s both inspiring and humbling. I was lucky enough to grow up with […]

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Think Outside the Box When Expanding Into an Urban Market

By BILL PIERQUET | SR. VP OF SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT, PRIMROSE SCHOOLS

The past two decades have seen more and more families moving into the urban core of cities. Many of these neighborhoods have turned into vibrant communities, yet we continue to see that they often lack basic services such as child care. To help satisfy this demand for high-quality early childhood […]

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Three Reasons to Invest in Child Care Franchising

By Chris Goethe, VP of Franchising, Primrose Schools

Do you wake up every morning excited for what you will accomplish? Or do you dread going to the office? People want to find fulfillment in their careers, and research shows that it’s in our nature for us to want to make a difference in the lives of others. I’m […]

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Entrepreneurs Finding Fulfillment with Leading Preschool Company

By Primrose Schools

ATLANTA (August 16, 2016) – Primrose Schools, a leading early education and child care franchise, is offering entrepreneurs the opportunity to pursue a meaningful and purposeful career by delivering a life-changing early learning experience for children and their families. The company is actively seeking Franchise Owners to independently own and […]

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Forbes Ranks Primrose Schools a Top Three Franchise To Buy

By CHRIS GOETHE | VP OF FRANCHISING, PRIMROSE SCHOOLS

I recently celebrated my third year as VP of Franchising at Primrose Schools, and I am extremely proud of the way Primrose has grown. It’s no surprise that others have noticed our incredible momentum, too. This year, Forbes ranked Primrose the third best high-investment franchise to buy on its annual […]

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Seeking CEOs of Happiness at the International Franchise Expo

By Primrose Schools

To learn more about the rewarding opportunities of opening a Primrose school, register now to join us at the International Franchise Expo. International Franchise Expo June 16-18, 2016 The Javits Center 655 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001 Register Here Our Franchising team will be at booth 923 to talk about […]

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Think Outside the Box When Expanding Into Urban Markets

By BILL PIERQUET | SR. VP OF SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT, PRIMROSE SCHOOLS

The past two decades have seen more and more families moving into the urban core of cities. Many of these neighborhoods have turned into vibrant communities, yet we continue to see that they often lack basic services such as child care. To help satisfy this demand for high-quality early education […]

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Franchising: A Promising Small Business Venture

By David Ezekiel | Franchise Owner, Primrose School of Old Bridge

Happy National Small Business Week! Since Primrose Schools impacts so many children across the country, I often have to remind myself that our extensive family of schools is ultimately a collection of small businesses led by enterprising entrepreneurs. Since my brother and I are new Franchise Owners, this week seemed […]

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A Fresh Take on Multi-Unit Franchising

By Chris Goethe | VP of Franchising, Primrose Schools

Looking at Multi-Unit Franchising Through a Single-Unit Lens As ambassadors of a brand dedicated to early education and child care, Primrose Schools Franchise Owners have a responsibility greater than just owning their own businesses. We take special care when selecting individuals to fill this critical leadership role, ensuring that each […]

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Seeking CEOs of Happiness

By Primrose Schools

Demand for high-quality early education and care has never been higher in this country. Education-based child care is a $48 billion a year industry and is expected to grow at an even faster pace than the overall child care market.  And Primrose is the leading the way. We invite you […]

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Primrose Schools® Looks Toward Future Real Estate Growth

By Primrose Schools

ATLANTA (March 9, 2016) — Primrose Schools, the nation’s premier early education and care provider, has started the year with a full development pipeline that will continue to expand its presence across the country. The franchise company also has identified several key growth markets and is actively expanding its national footprint. […]

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A Labor of Love: Operating a Franchise with Your Spouse

By Sabrina Boesch | Franchise Owner, Primrose School of Lake Mary Heathrow

After 27 years of marriage and five years as Franchise Owners of Primrose School of Lake Mary Heathrow, my husband Christopher and I have discovered just how rewarding it can be to run a business with your spouse. With the support of the Primrose Franchise Team, we made the decision […]

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Live, Work, Play and Educate in the City

By Allison P. Wilson-Maher | Franchise Owner, Primrose School of Center City Philadelphia

Urbanization has reemerged as a big buzzword in our economy and society – and for good reason. More than 2.5 billion people are moving back to urban centers around the world, according to the Urban Land Institute. And the most recent U.S. census shows that 80.7 percent of the American […]

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Preschool Franchise Company Continues Five-Year Steady Growth Pattern

By Primrose Schools

ATLANTA (Jan. 28, 2016) – Primrose Schools, the premier preschool franchise company, continued a five-year pattern of growth by opening 19 new schools in 2015, including four schools opened by existing Franchise Owners who are capitalizing on the company’s successful business model and rewarding impact. The company’s growth is proven […]

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Preschool Franchise Identifies Philadelphia as a Key Market for New Schools

By Primrose Schools

ATLANTA (January 15, 2016) – Primrose Schools, a leading early childhood education and care franchise, has identified metro-Philadelphia as a key growth market with increasing demand for high-quality education and care services. To meet this need, the franchising company is actively seeking entrepreneurs with a passion for educating the next generation […]

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Seeking CEOs of Happiness in the Northeast

By Primrose Schools

Demand for high-quality early education and care has never been higher in this country. Education-based child care is a $48 billion a year industry and is expected to grow at an even faster pace than the overall child care market.  And Primrose is the leading the way. We invite you […]

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Sowing Seeds for the Harvest: A Year in Review

By Chris Goethe | VP of Franchising, Primrose Schools

This year, my wife and I bought a new home in north Georgia. I’m a city boy, but this purchase is helping me learn to appreciate country life. One of my first observations? Everyone in Toccoa has a garden or farm. So, I decided to dig in and see if […]

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Primrose Schools seeks entrepreneurs at The West Coast Franchise Expo

By Primrose Schools

ATLANTA (Nov. 12, 2015) – Franchise opportunities are growing in California and along the West Coast with Primrose Schools®, a high-quality early education and care provider with more than 305 independently owned and operated schools. The company, which experienced record geographic expansion last year, is actively seeking potential franchise owners in […]

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Seeking CEOs of Happiness in SoCal

By Primrose Schools

Demand for high-quality early education and care has never been higher in this country. Education-based child care is a $48 billion a year industry and is expected to grow at an even faster pace than the overall child care market. And Primrose is the leading the way. We invite you to […]

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Getting to Know the People We Serve: Chicago Community Outreach Tour

By Chris Goethe | VP of Franchising, Primrose Schools

When Franchise Owners join the Primrose family, they make a valuable investment that goes beyond the financial. They invest their time, passion and a large part of themselves into their local communities. It’s what sets being a Primrose Schools Franchise Owner apart – the opportunity to make a difference in […]

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Seeking CEOs of Happiness in Chicago

By Primrose Schools

Demand for high-quality early education and care has never been higher in this country. Education-based child care is expected to grow at an even faster pace than the overall child care market. The $48 billion a year industry is blooming and Primrose is leading the way. What makes Primrose the […]

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How to Maximize Your Relationship with Your Franchisor

By Chris Goethe | VP of Franchising, Primrose Schools

What attracts most potential Franchise Owners to Primrose also attracted me to the company when I joined several years ago: we all share a passion for early education, an entrepreneurial drive and common values. In other words, we all got into this business for the same reason. This shared passion […]

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Primrose Schools Continues to Climb High

By Chris Goethe | VP of Franchising, Primrose Schools

It’s been a little over two years since I first joined Primrose Schools as Vice President of Franchising. I knew coming in what a great reputation Primrose has as the leader in early education and care. Right away, I knew we had to grow in order to keep up with […]

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Industry Tradeshows Generate Much More Than Leads

By Chris Goethe | VP of Franchising, Primrose Schools

Primrose Schools is growing in the Northeast and the Midwest. That’s why the Franchise Team and I were thrilled to spend some time recently in two of our growing markets – New York City and Chicago. Each year, the Team and I visit a number of tradeshows across the country […]

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How the Real Estate Team Helps Franchise Owners

By Bill Pierquet | Sr. VP of School Development, Primrose Schools

When you think of pursuing a franchise opportunity, finding the right land or building may not be top of mind right away. To us, however, the location of your future business is a critical first step to success. Primrose Schools has a dedicated Real Estate Team who not only helps […]

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Primrose Schools® seeking entrepreneurs at the International Franchise Expo

By Primrose Schools

ATLANTA (June 18, 2015) – Franchise opportunities are growing in New York City and New Jersey with Primrose Schools®, a high-quality early education and care provider with more than 300 schools independently owned and operated coast-to-coast. The company, which experienced record geographic expansion last year, is actively seeking potential Franchise […]

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IFA Gives an Inside Look at Primrose Franchising

By Jo Kirchner | President and CEO, Primrose Schools

Recently, I had the opportunity to contribute to the International Franchise Association's (IFA) Franchise Relations Dialogue forum, which provides a valuable platform for industry professionals to network and learn from each other. It was an honor to participate in the forum's Ask the Expert series and consider the questions posed […]

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Franchising: Not Just For Men Anymore

By Primrose Schools

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has been monitoring women in franchising since the 1970s and found that the number of women starting their own businesses has been on the rise for decades now. One study found that 10% of all companies established between 1975 and 2000 were women-owned franchises.* The […]

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