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Anchorage-Area Once Upon A Child® Achieves ’Gold Standard’


Once Upon A Child in Anchorage, located at 1016 W Northern Lights Blvd, has gone gold!  The local gently-used children’s reseller was recognized for achieving a "Gold Standard" measurement.
The Gold Standard is reached when a store achieves a set of standards set forth by the franchisor during the evaluation process. The Anchorage store achieved the customer experience, store operations and consistent brand identity to earn Gold Standard recognition in 2012.

"Being recognized as a Gold Standard store is a very significant accomplishment, but even more, it means we’re succeeding in providing our customers the best shopping experience possible," said Diane Ede, owner of Once Upon A Child in Anchorage.

"Portraying a standardized look and maintaining a high level of experience for my customers helps ensure a consistent brand appearance, which in turn contributes to a more positive shopping experience. By reaching the Gold Standard, we’re helping create an identity that customers recognize and value."

To identify a Once Upon A Child Gold Standard store, look for the Gold Standard seal at the store or visit www.onceuponachild.com where Gold Standard stores are recognized on the store locator page.

"Once Upon A Child provides a place for parents to buy and sell their quality, gently used kids stuff for their ever-growing children - saving them time and money," Ede said. The Anchorage location sells a wide selection of new and used kids stuff, such as apparel, furniture, equipment and toys.

Franchised and branded under Winmark Corporation - a company that develops and supports franchises and provides financial services for retail stores that buy, sell, and trade new and used merchandise - Once Upon A Child® has over 240 locations in North America, and all stores are individually owned and operated.

"We are very proud to recognize the Anchorage location for reaching their goals and contributing to the Once Upon A Child overall mission to deliver the best brand experience in the industry," said Susan Baustian, director of Once Upon A Child.

For more information on Once Upon A Child in Anchorage, please contact Diane Ede at 907-562-8777.

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