Babysitting Bonanza

Lambert, Emily
October 2007
Forbes Asia;10/15/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 17, p28
The article focuses on the market entrance of ABC Learning Centres into the U.S. The acquisition of La Petite Academy Nursery School in Naperville, Illinois is another step in cementing the title of ABC as the worldwide king of kiddie care. It jumped into the U.S. market in 2006 and has spent $555 million in deals for La Petite and two other chains. The bait is the $55 billion U.S. child-care industry, which caters to 20 million children trader the age of 5.


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