Children's Orchard

When kids get too big for things that they own, Children's Orchard finds stuff a new home.

It's a whole new kind of resale store. You'll notice the difference when you walk in the door.

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Children's Orchard


Children's Orchard Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


At Children's Orchard, we believe we can make a difference in the world. By recycling and reusing current kids' gear, we are creating a sustainable lifestyle that you will be proud to be a part of. You can find like-new children's clothing, shoes, accessories, toys, and equipment at up to 70% off mall store prices.

All of the items are gently loved and actually like new. We pay you cash on the spot for your children's gear and buy items in good condition and current styles. Shop Children's Orchard online or in-store today

Company Details

Established: 1993
First Unit Franchised: 2006
Franchised Units: 18
Company Owned Units: 0
States Registered In: All but HI, MD, NE and RI
Canada Franchises: No
International Franchises: No

Support and Training Offered By Children's Orchard

Financial Assistance Provided: Yes
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: No
Co-Operative Advertising: No


Session 1 - Business Training

You (or if you are an entity, a Principal Owner) and your Store manager must attend 2 1/2 days of Business Training covering subjects that address pre-Store opening procedures and tools that you will need prior to opening your Store including real estate/site selection, business planning, new Store development, marketing, personnel management, and QuickBooks. You (or if you are an entity, a Principal Owner) must attend the first available Business Training class after you have signed your Franchise Agreement.

Session 2 - Operations and In-Store Training

You (or if you are an entity, a Principal Owner) and your Store manager must attend 7 days of Operations and In-Store Training. Operations Training currently lasts 5 days and will cover subjects that address back-of-house administration, loss prevention, inventory management, customer service and Store standards, including grand opening marketing, merchandising and product knowledge. In-Store Training will take place in our corporate Store for a period of approximately 2 days, and will focus on the key areas of running your new Store including: POS training, Store procedures, product buying, local Store marketing, customer service and visual merchandising.

You (or if you are an entity, a Principal Owner) and your Store manager must have successfully completed Business Training before you may attend Operations and In-Store Training. Before Operations and In-Store Training, you also must have a signed lease that has been received by us and ordered your fixture package. Operations and In-Store Training must be completed before you begin your "Open to Buy" period.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Children's Orchard Franchise.

What does a Children's Orchard Franchise Cost?

Children's Orchard franchise fees for 2024:

Children's Orchard franchise fees for 2024:

Cash Investment: $100,000
Total Investment: $212,500 - $326,500
Minimum Net Worth: $400,000
Franchise Fee: $25,000
Royalty: 4%
Average Number of Employees: 10
Item 19: Yes
Visa Candidates: Yes
Passive Ownership: No
Home Based: No
B2B: No
Master Franchise Opportunities: No
Veteran Discount: Yes

Is Children's Orchard a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Children's Orchard is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Children's Orchard a Home Based franchise?

No. Children's Orchard is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Children's Orchard Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Children's Orchard franchisees make. Children's Orchard offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Children's Orchard a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. Children's Orchard is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does Children's Orchard Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Children's Orchard franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Children's Orchard Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. Children's Orchard franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Children's Orchard Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Children's Orchard franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Children's Orchard Looking for International franchisees?

No. Children's Orchard franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Children's Orchard's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Retail, Child Related, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Children's Orchard Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Children's Orchard franchises for sale. We may have Children's Orchard franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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