The U.S. Children's Services Franchise Sector Is Growing Up

Share Article announces the release of their 2014 Children's Services Franchise Sector Report, an Analysis of Children's Services Franchise Systems within the United States. This study of 106 children’s services franchise disclosure documents show how the sector grew at more than three times the industry average rate between 2010 and 2013.

The children's services franchise sector is one of the fastest growing sectors within the franchise industry. From our Sample of 106 children's services franchise systems, this sector has seen franchised outlets increase by 12.1% since 2010. Children's services franchises are growing at more than three times the franchise industry average to 9,105 outlets in 2013. A variety of businesses provide services to children under the umbrella of Children’s Services franchises. examined data from four general categories: Educational Services, Child Daycare, Sports & Fitness Training and Enrichment & Arts programs.

The report goes on to show that Children's Services franchises account for an impressive 6.3% of total franchise industry outlet growth, despite the fact that the sector represents only 2.1% of all franchise industry outlets.

Key Findings:

  • Since 2010 Children's Services franchises grew by 12.1%
  • Average Children's Services sector franchise operating since 2004
  • Majority of systems (51%) operate less than 15 outlets
  • Only 25% of systems have more than 100 outlets

Jeff Lefler, founder and CEO of commented:
“Our data for 2010 to 2013 showed us that despite its size and young age, the Children’s Services sector accounted for a staggering 6.3% of all outlet growth in the industry as a whole.”

Click here for more details and to download a sample Children's Services Report.

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