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Once Upon a Child is individually owned and operated by moms and dads like you, who understand that money doesn't grow on trees.  We opened our doors in February 1999 and have enjoyed being a part of this great community ever since! 
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 Our customers want quality children's clothing and we are excited to offer discounts up to 70% off of original retail prices. We strive to offer a fun and convenient way to sell your gently used items. Whether you are buying or selling, we would love to help you find what you are looking for. We offer payment on the spot for items we select that meet current style, safety, and condition standards. We maintain high merchandise standards by thoroughly inspecting all toys and equipment for any safety recall.

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Have you always wanted the freedom and flexibility of owning your own business but didn't want to build it from the ground up? Now's your chance! The owner of the Once Upon A Child in Carrollton is retiring after 20 years and the store is for sale.
With over 340 locations and top quartile sales of over $1.5M*, this is an opportunity worth exploring. In addition to a proven business model and strong historical sales, franchisees also benefit from:
• Award Winning Marketing and Advertising
• Multi-Faceted Field Operation Support
• Product and Trend Training
• Proprietary Software and Point of Sale System
As the established leader in the children's resale-retail space, Once Upon A Child is the largest North American chain specializing in buying and selling clothing, shoes, toys, equipment and accessories for infants through tweens. There is an amazing amount of gently used clothing, toys, baby gear and more hidden in every family's home which presents fantastic opportunities for franchise owners.

If you're looking for a business you can jump into and hit the ground running, this opportunity is for you. Take the extra step and Inquire Now!

For more information call 1-800-592-8049.

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Once Upon A Child Carrollton

2661 Midway Road Suite 225
Carrollton, TX 75006
972-250-6603 - Map - Hours
Mon10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Tues10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Wed10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Thu10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Fri10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sun12:00 PM-05:00 PM
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