Toy & Hobby Store Franchises

Whether you have children or not, there is no denying that toys are big business. And even adults love hobbies, adding to the opportunity for retail success.

If you think that sharing a love of play and learning with babies, young children and their families is an aspect of business you would like to explore, then a toy and hobby franchise may be the right business opportunity for you. There are a variety of focuses a hobby or toy shop can take, but all will allow you to build a business with the backing of a proven system supporting you along the way.

Did You Know?

By 2020, U.S. sales values of hobby, toy and game stores are projected to reach $17.995 billion.

SOURCE: Statista; US Census Bureau

The average revenue per user in the toys & baby segment will be $198.83 in 2018.

SOURCE: Statista

The toys & baby segment is expected to show a revenue growth of 14.1% in 2019.

SOURCE: Statista

Revenue in the U.S. hobby & stationery segment will be about $57.8 million in 2018.

SOURCE: Statista

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Statista; US Census Bureau

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Types of Hobby & Toy Store Franchises

From a general toy store to one that focuses on educational offerings, from a hobby and crafts shop to a reseller of gently used toys, there are many options for a potential investor to think through before selecting the best toy and hobby franchise for you. You can tap into your inner child when you explore the possibilities available to you within this fun and lucrative category.

Why Buy a Toy or Hobby Shop?

Whether you opt for a toy focused franchise, concentrate on the hobby side of the equation or offer a combination of the two, know that you will be providing hours of joy and even learning to a child and his or her family. A toy and hobby franchise can offer opportunities to discover new skills, as well as a chance for a child to let their imagination go wild. If you like the idea of owning a business that can bring so much joy and more to a child, than this is a category to consider.

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Toy & Hobby Opportunities Currently Available:

For more than 90 years, Ace Hardware has been America's neighborhood hardware retailer. Ace Hardware is offering a tremendous opportunity for those wanting to build a profitable and lasting business. With financial backing...

200k Minimum Cash Required

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It's time to PanIQ! Owning a PanIQ Room provides you an opportunity to partner with an industry leader in a completely new sector of real life entertainment, whose sales grow more and more annually.

100k Minimum Cash Required

Ctrl V - Virtual Reality Arcade, is a business in a new and thriving industry with a huge amount global interest and attraction. Entrepreneurs are able to be on the bleeding edge of technology with the largest and original...

50k Minimum Cash Required

Sandbox VR centers offer a cutting edge, free roaming, group virtual reality experience combined with a unique digital demand generation platform to bring customers to the door. Our game development studio supplies an...

250k Minimum Cash Required

With more than 120 retail locations nationwide, Learning Express Toys is the country’s leading specialty toy store franchise selling educational books, games, toys, arts & crafts, fashion products and much more.

200k Minimum Cash Required

Led by professionals with more than 30 years of experience in the watch industry, the Time After Time franchise system is an ideal opportunity for multi-unit and single-unit franchisors. Our business focuses on watch sales...

200k Minimum Cash Required

Owning your own retail hobby store is now easier than ever with HobbyTown USA! Our franchisees receive the best training and support in the industry. And with our nationally recognized and trusted brand it's no wonder why...

60k Minimum Cash Required

Remote Control Hobbies is a specialty franchise offering a product line of remote controlled cars, trucks, airplanes, helicopters, boats and more. No other hobby store opportunities focus on this specialty niche of deep R/C...

70k Minimum Cash Required
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