The kiddie sector is a vibrant segment in the South African franchising and business opportunity market. For entrepreneurs wanting to jump into a rewarding child-orientated business with a proven business concept and model, there are lots of great options to explore, from education and tutoring, fitness and recreation, parties and entertainment, child-care and after-care services, children’s clothing, specialized products and services, and many more..
Shrinking school budgets have also contributed and opened up a niche market for entrepreneurs to fill the gap providing all types of extra-curricular activities, ranging from supplementary Maths and English study programs, music and sports lessons to pottery classes.
What parents need
Giving your child the best start in life has always been a core motivation for parents everywhere, and today they are investing heavily in extra-curricular activities that will give their children an advantage and enrich their skill set – they are determined to give their children as much of a head start as possible, and will make sacrifices to provide additional quality education for their children.
As a result of economic constraints, many families have both parents working, so for them and single-parents, businesses that address convenience and time-saving activities are in great demand. Examples of this could include after-school care, school lifts, ready-prepared food products, kiddie parties, and more.
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