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How to digitally transform your childcare business.

How to digitally transform your childcare business


Automate repetitive purchasing needs, set up spend management tools, and uncover insights from scheduled reports.


According to survey of 780 childcare providers

  • 94%

    of Early Childcare directors surveyed spend up to 10 hours each week on shopping trips and managing receipts.

  • 89%

    of Early Childcare directors surveyed spend time shopping at up to 6 retailers each week.

  • 58%
    of those surveyed choose to shop online for supplies because it was “easier to shop and price was better.”

Source: Agile Marketing Research. 2019 Early Childhood Supply Purchasing Habits Survey. Surveyed 780 licensed center directors and in-home providers across the US.

Early Childhood Education Customer Success Stories

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Endeavor Schools

An operator of private schools serving infants to adolescents based in Miami, Florida, Endeavor Schools serve nearly 9,000 children in 10 states. Endeavor signed up for Amazon Business to streamline the purchasing process across its 42 schools to enable each school leader to save time and resources with a new, collective procurement approach from a progressive business partner.


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The Goddard School

Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI), the franchisor of The Goddard School, is headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. It’s consistently named one of the top childcare systems in the United States, and currently licenses more than 500 franchised schools with more than 65,000 students in 37 states.

Franchisees of The Goddard School are increasingly using Amazon Business to facilitate getting center directors the supplies they need quickly, so they can focus their time on delivering quality early childhood education for future social and academic success. Salman Ahmad, a franchisee who’s passionate about quality childcare with 40 staff members and 200 enrolled students, currently operates one center, but has plans for future expansion.


He said, “From lawn mowers to refrigerators, to crayons, we get everything we need from Amazon Business. The convenience, ease of use, and all the different choices available - all of it is great. It saves us time from having people run to the store. We have three center directors that use the account; I just see the purchases, approve them, and they’re delivered. It’s just hard to beat that value proposition for us.”


“It saves us time from having people run to the store. We have three center directors that use the account; I just see the purchases, approve them, and they’re delivered. It’s just hard to beat that value proposition for us.”

— Salman Ahmad, The Goddard School, Franchise Owner

Perfect Start Learning

Perfect Start Learning is a Preschool located in Edwards, California. Perfect Start is located in an area where there are only a few educational supply stores, with the closest one being nearly 3 hours away. Perfect Start started using Amazon Business two years ago to order items from books and education tools to cleaning supplies.


Tessie Ragan, owner and preschool teacher at Perfect Start said, “Amazon Business allowed me to order all the supplies I need without blowing my budget in shipping costs or fuel. I am able to have my cleaning supplies shipped immediately in bulk which has lowered my weekly expenses and stay within budget when it comes to updating equipment and planning projects.”


Quick delivery with reasonable prices are what Perfect Start have been looking for. “Getting my supplies within 1 to 2 days is a big deal when running a family child care business.” She added, “I managed to cut my monthly expenses budget by at least 40 percent a month with bulk ordering. 95 percent of all equipment and supplies I have been looking for I have been able to find and order on Amazon Business for a reasonable price and with good quality.”

Early Education Posts from the Amazon Business Blog

  • Blog Post

    How to spend less time on purchasing and more time on quality education

    Educators seek both regular school supplies and unique items such as special education toys or classroom decorations to create an engaging learning environment for students. They can take advantage of Amazon Business’ selection and fast shipping to get what they need as quickly as possible.


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  • Blog Post

    Why early childhood education professionals are using Amazon Business

    Early childhood education providers are passionate about unleashing the individual potential of every child and believe that streamlining back-office functions through Amazon Business enables them to focus time and energy on their mission of providing a better learning experience for children.

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