Once Upon A Child

About Once Upon A Child

Founded in 1984 in Columbus, Ohio, Once Upon A Child specializes in selling new and used children's clothes, toys, furniture and equipment. Franchises were first offered in 1992. The company is owned by Winmark (formerly Grow Biz), which also franchises Music Go Round, Plato's Closet, and Play It Again Sports.


#110 in Franchise 500 for 2020.



Children's Products Franchise Opportunities

Below is a quick comparison of Once Upon A Child against other Children's Products franchises and business opportunities. For an in depth comparison of Once Upon A Child with another opportunity including start-up costs and fees, business experience requirements, training & support and financing options click on the name of the company to view the detailed comparison.

Franchise Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
Air Traffic $30,000 5% $166,200
Bellies to Babies $32,000 5% of gross revenues Currently $150 per month $67,975-$195,525
Children's Orchard $22,500 5% $181,000-$292,000
EncouraGym $10,500 6% $25,600-$69,400
Gymboree $45,000 6% $81,143-$267,593
Here We Grow Again N/A $12,150-$18,000
Kiddie Kobbler $30,000 $100,000-$130,000
Learning Express $25,000-$35,000 5% $25,825-$364,150
Panda Shoes $25,000 4% 0.5% $80,000-$125,000
USA Baby $23,400-$60,200 3% $344,000-$650,000
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Franchise
Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
Air Traffic
$30,000 5% $166,200
Bellies to Babies
$32,000 5% of gross revenues Currently $150 per month $67,975-$195,525
Children's Orchard
$22,500 5% $181,000-$292,000
EncouraGym
$10,500 6% $25,600-$69,400
Gymboree
$45,000 6% $81,143-$267,593
Here We Grow Again
N/A $12,150-$18,000
Kiddie Kobbler
$30,000 $100,000-$130,000
Learning Express
$25,000-$35,000 5% $25,825-$364,150
Panda Shoes
$25,000 4% 0.5% $80,000-$125,000
USA Baby
$23,400-$60,200 3% $344,000-$650,000

Used Merchandise Franchise Opportunities

Below is a quick comparison of Once Upon A Child against other Used Merchandise franchises and business opportunities. For an in depth comparison of Once Upon A Child with another opportunity including start-up costs and fees, business experience requirements, training & support and financing options click on the name of the company to view the detailed comparison.

Franchise Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
Beat The Bookstore N/A $138,850-$348,050
Blue Moon Estate Sales USA $49,500 5% 1% $67,600-$78,800
Boomerang Kids $35,000 5% 1% $167,000-$240,000
Cash Converters $50,000 $200,000-$300,000
Children's Orchard $22,500 5% $181,000-$292,000
Clothes Mentor $20,000-$25,000 4% $2K/yr $193,000-$310,000
Computer Renaissance $25,000 3-5% $134,000-$205,000
Fitness Machine Technicians $40,000 6% 1% $68,850-$108,890
Here We Grow Again N/A $12,150-$18,000
Hock Shop $25,000-$50,000 $165,000
Hope Chest for Breast Cancer N/A $95,600-$155,300
Hut no. 8 $15,000 345/mo. $96,450-$178,650
Just Between Friends $14,900 3% $32,774-$45,449
Kid to Kid $25,000 5% 0.5% $300,825-$488,825
Music Go Round $15,000-$25,000 3% $294,900-$366,900
Other Mothers $24,999 $140,176-$202,176
Phone-n-Fix $35,000 7% 2%local + Up to 2%Nat'l $109,788-$179,147
Plato's Closet $25,000 5% $1K/yr. $251,700-$390,700
Play It Again Sports $25,000 5% 1K/yr $282,900-$393,900
Play N Trade $27,000-$30,000 5% 2%local + 1%Nat'l $144,500-$276,000
Prendamex $9,250-$18,500 $400,000-$500,000
Renaissance Fine Consignment $30,000 4% $86,175-$227,000
Restyle $24,900 $500/ month $46,500-$61,700
Rhea Lana $10,000-$13,500 3%-1% $19,050-$38,950
Silver Cross $25,000 5% $99,600-$151,600
Style Encore $25,000 5% $264,200-$398,400
Uptown Cheapskate $25,000 5% 0.5% $301,579-$491,579
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Franchise
Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
Beat The Bookstore
N/A $138,850-$348,050
Blue Moon Estate Sales USA
$49,500 5% 1% $67,600-$78,800
Boomerang Kids
$35,000 5% 1% $167,000-$240,000
Cash Converters
$50,000 $200,000-$300,000
Children's Orchard
$22,500 5% $181,000-$292,000
Clothes Mentor
$20,000-$25,000 4% $2K/yr $193,000-$310,000
Computer Renaissance
$25,000 3-5% $134,000-$205,000
Fitness Machine Technicians
$40,000 6% 1% $68,850-$108,890
Here We Grow Again
N/A $12,150-$18,000
Hock Shop
$25,000-$50,000 $165,000
Franchise
Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
Hope Chest for Breast Cancer
N/A $95,600-$155,300
Hut no. 8
$15,000 345/mo. $96,450-$178,650
Just Between Friends
$14,900 3% $32,774-$45,449
Kid to Kid
$25,000 5% 0.5% $300,825-$488,825
Music Go Round
$15,000-$25,000 3% $294,900-$366,900
Other Mothers
$24,999 $140,176-$202,176
Phone-n-Fix
$35,000 7% 2%local + Up to 2%Nat'l $109,788-$179,147
Plato's Closet
$25,000 5% $1K/yr. $251,700-$390,700
Play It Again Sports
$25,000 5% 1K/yr $282,900-$393,900
Play N Trade
$27,000-$30,000 5% 2%local + 1%Nat'l $144,500-$276,000
Franchise
Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
Prendamex
$9,250-$18,500 $400,000-$500,000
Renaissance Fine Consignment
$30,000 4% $86,175-$227,000
Restyle
$24,900 $500/ month $46,500-$61,700
Rhea Lana
$10,000-$13,500 3%-1% $19,050-$38,950
Silver Cross
$25,000 5% $99,600-$151,600
Style Encore
$25,000 5% $264,200-$398,400
Uptown Cheapskate
$25,000 5% 0.5% $301,579-$491,579