Own A Once Upon A Child
Opening day excitement –23 new stores since 2010.
On average, parents spent $800 per child for clothing last year.
Enjoy being your own boss in a fast-paced, fun environment.
Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Once Upon A Child franchise family. Once Upon A Child offers a truly unique retail franchise opportunity as the leading children’s resale store of its kind -- focusing on the buying and selling of high-quality, new and gently used apparel, toys, baby equipment and furniture for children at affordable, family-friendly prices.
To learn more about this exciting franchise business opportunity listen to our franchisee testimonials.
We are the largest national chain that specializes in reselling clothing and other items for children from infants through tweens. With over 265 store locations throughout the U.S. and Canada, we out-number Children’s Orchard® and Kid to Kid® more than 3 to 1! Unlike our competitors, we don’t believe in consigning and we pay $$$ on the spot! We also buy all seasons – all the time, with no appointment necessary.
There is an amazing amount of nearly-new clothing, toys, baby gear and more hidden in every family’s home, which presents fantastic opportunities for both franchise owners and customers alike. Making the decision to be your own boss and be in control of your future is an exciting adventure, and we appreciate being considered in your business search.
Once Upon A Child Fast Facts
|Average Store Size:|
2,800 to 3,800 square feet
Clothing, toys, accessories, furniture, and equipment for children, infant to pre-teen
94% gently used
|Real Estate Location:|
Power strip centers or suburban centers around regional shopping malls
Moms age 25-44
Middle to upper-middle income households
Presence of kids under age 13
Secondary Customer Group:
45-65 year old females (Grandmothers)