Sunday, May 31, 2020

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Edible Arrangements Ranked in The Franchise Times

Despite what the Franchise Times calls “the Great Recession,” Edible Arrangements shot up their Top 200 Systems list, from 163 last year to 150...

2011 Milestones

Franchise Direct takes a look back at 2011 and milestone events for the franchise industry.  Edible Arrangements is remembered for celebrating their 10th anniversary...

Once Again Named to Entrepreneur’s “Franchise 500”

Entrepreneur.com has just announced its 33rd Annual Franchise 500 rankings and we are once again honored to be ranked in three relevant categories.  Edible...

Best of the Web

Edible Arrangement’s website has been named to the Internet Retailer Hot 100 list for 2012.  This award singled-out EdibleArrangements.com for its use of the...

Groundbreaking New Advertising Campaign Launching April 28

Edible Arrangements is launching a visually stunning nationwide new advertising campaign this Saturday with a new Mother’s Day television commercial featuring the ‘magical’ world...

Edible Arrangements in USA Today

Monday, May 7 was an exciting day at Edible Arrangements.  USA Today featured Edible Arrangements in their Money section, on page 6B.   Although the...

Five New Edible Arrangements Stores Open

We are excited to announce that five new Edible Arrangements (two include our Edible To Go expanded product line) stores opened last week.  The...

Sweet Savings Celebration with Edible Arrangements

Building on our record-breaking Mother’s Day week where we had our busiest week ever with over 700,000 orders processed and a 19% sales increase...

Setting the Foundation for Future Growth

Today opens a new chapter in Edible Arrangements history.  Our mission from the very first day in 1999 when Edible Arrangements started was to...

Edible Arrangements Introduces Two New Custom Apps for Franchisees

With more of our franchisees becoming enterprise owners and opening multiple locations, Edible Arrangements® has created 2 custom mobile apps so that busy franchisees...

Edible Arrangements® hits 500,000 Facebook Fan milestone

We would like to thank our 500,000+ Facebook fans for being so supportive and a major part of our growth.   It’s a tremendous accomplishment...

The Edible Arrangements® Website Keeps Getting Better

The World of Edible Arrangements™ is unique, fresh and beautiful.  There are always a lot of new products, promotions and site enhancements that make...

Edible Arrangements® Nears 600,000 Facebook Fans Just One Month After Celebrating...

In late September, we celebrated reaching a Facebook milestone when the Edible Arrangements® brand Facebook page reached a whopping 500,000 “likes.” We celebrated with...

Edible Arrangements® Gets Spooky with 2012 Halloween Collection

Halloween is right around the corner, and we’ve ramped up our frighteningly fresh Halloween Collection with the launch of a new arrangement, the BOOtastic...

Fruit business catches the upside of a down market

Derek Sankey, Financial Post Published: Friday, March 27, 2009 Todd Korol/National PostStefani Williamson of Edible Arrangements at her store in Calgary Call it resilient franchising:...

Edible Arrangements Experiences Double Digit Franchise Sales Growth In 2009

Pioneer in Fresh-Fruit Arrangements Also Sees Record Increase in Same-Store Sales for Father's Day WALLINGFORD, Conn., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Edible Arrangements, the pioneer and...

Edible Arrangements® Says Thank You With Six Free Gourmet, Chocolate-Covered Strawberries...

New Fall Bouquets of Fruit Welcome the Flavors of the Season WALLINGFORD, CT--(September 9, 2009) - Edible Arrangements, the pioneer and leader in artistically designed...

Sweeten the Holiday Season with Festive Bouquets of Fruit from Edible...

11.19.2009-Edible Arrangements, the pioneer and leader in artistically designed fresh-fruit displays and chocolate-dipped fruit, has designed the perfect solution for perplexed holiday gift-givers and...

Edible Arrangements Launches First National Television Campaign Targeting Men

Fresh Fruit Retail Leader Launches 2010 National Advertising Campaign With Exclusive on ESPN WALLINGFORD, CT--(Marketwire - 01/27/10) - Edible Arrangements, the pioneer and leader in...

Now Edible Arrangements at Northbrook, Illinois

Husband and wife Chan (Darren) and Bonnie, along with Darren’s brother Yi (Sunny) signed an agreement to open their second Edible Arrangements store to...

Ignatius and Kimberly with Edible Arrangements®

Father and daughter team Ignatius and Kimberly have recently signed an agreement to open their third Edible Arrangements store. This new location will be...

Edible Arrangements® in Phoenix, Arizona

In April 2011, Edible Arrangements® franchisees Brandon and Marci took ownership of the store located at 2824 East Indian School Road, Suite 15 in...

Edible Arrangements® Coming Soon to Johnson City

A new Edible Arrangements® store is coming soon to Johnson City, Tennessee! The new owners are Melissa and Nicholas . Melissa is a personal...

Bob and Michelle Opened Their First Edible Arrangements® Store

Bob and Michelle opened their first Edible Arrangements® store at 110-8700 200 Street in Langley, British Columbia (604-888-3434) in March 2010, and they have...

Jude and Gwendolyn Signed An Agreement to Expand their business

Jude and Gwendolyn, EA franchisees since August of 2007 currently own two Edible Arrangements stores, one at 20669 West Lake Houston Parkway, Suite E...

The Edible Arrangements® Experience: A Multi-Cultural Celebration

Fresh fruit bouquets for Hanukkah with pineapple Star of David shapes, green-colored (white) chocolate strawberries and pineapple in our St. Patrick’s Day collection, arrangements...

First Edible Arrangements Store

Tana opened her first store at 5501 N 7th Avenue in Phoenix (602-265-8600) after learning about Edible Arrangements through a relative in California. She...

Second Edible Arrangements Store in Laredo

Claudia one of the owners of the Edible Arrangements store that is coming soon to Laredo Texas, received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology in...

Edible Arrangements stores in Nevada, in Reno and Sparks

Husband and wife team Cameron and Kristine have signed franchise agreements to open their fourth and fifth Edible Arrangements stores in Nevada, in Reno...

Edible Arrangements store in Edina Minnesota

Brenda and Jeffrey own an Edible Arrangements store at 5824 Lincoln Drive (952-935-2852) in Edina Minnesota, and have just signed a franchise agreement to...

Hany and Adita stores in Irvine and Santa Ana, California

Husband and wife Hany and Adita have signed franchisee agreements to open two stores in California – one in Irvine, and one in Santa...

Edible Arrangements® Celebrates National Dipped Fruit Week – July 10th –...

WALLINGFORD, Conn., July 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Edible Arrangements®, the pioneer and leader in artistically designed fresh-fruit displays and chocolate dipped fruit, is celebrating...

Inc. Fruit Bouquets in Every Time Zone

By Nicole Carter July 14, 2011 How do you keep a smooth supply chain when you sell perishable goods on an international scale? Edible Arrangements's...

Sisters Expand their Enterprise to Minneapolis, MN

Sisters Claudine and Laurie, owners of the Roseville, MN store have just signed an agreement to open an Edible Arrangements store in Minneapolis, Minnesota....

Husband and Wife Open their Sixth Store in Colorado

Husband and wife, Tony and Jennifer, have opened their sixth Edible Arrangements store in Colorado Springs . Tony and Jennifer's five other stores are...

Forbes names Edible Arrangements “Top 20 Franchises for the Buck”

I was honored to learn that Edible Arrangements has been named by Forbes as one of the “Top 20 Franchises for the Buck.” It...

Edible Arrangements Blooms on Bloomberg TV

Yesterday, Wednesday, April 18, was a special day for Edible Arrangements and all our hardworking franchisees. On behalf of Edible Arrangements, I appeared on...

Consumers on the Move: The Need for a Mobile Strategy

We’ve heard the warnings: Ignore the mobile space at your own peril. Simply put, any company that isn’t moving toward putting a mobile strategy...

FRESH New Products for the 2012 Holiday Season

It’s that time again – the holiday giving season is officially upon us, and we’ve expanded our collection of fresh fruit gifts for the...

Welcome to the World of Edible Arrangements®: Winter Wonderland

The winter holiday season has officially begun! And to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year, we are proud to present our most...

Edible Arrangements® Earns Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Awards No. 5-Ranking in...

Inc. Magazine recently recognized Edible Arrangements® as one of the top job-creating organizations in the state of Connecticut, listing the company at No. 5...

My Store Marketing; New Year, New Toolkits

A new year is on the horizon for Edible Arrangements and its local store marketing tactics.  The marketing team here has developed a new,...

Starting the New Year off Fresh: Our NEW Pear Collection

We believe the start of the New Year is always the perfect time for something fresh. So, we’re kicking off 2013 with some all-new...

Edible Arrangements® Honors Corporate Employees

Nine outstanding corporate employees were recently recognized by the Edible Arrangements® management team for their exceptional contributions during the 2012 calendar year. Amy Wietmarschen...

Happy National Dipped Fruit Week®!

At Edible Arrangements®, we believe every day is another reason to celebrate. That’s why we’ve created our own semi-annual celebration: National Dipped Fruit Week®....

Fresh Fruit Is Now America’s #1 Snack

It’s official: fresh fruit is now America’s #1 snack food! One of the country’s leading market research companies, The NPD Group, made this proclamation...

Edible Arrangements® Expands Corporate Office Campus

The Edible Arrangements® corporate offices in Wallingford, Conn. began a new stage of expansion last fall, with the purchase of a 23,057-square-foot commercial building...

Our Cupcake Collection is a Sweet Success

With its launch in the summer of 2012, our Cupcake Collection has quickly gained recognition and praise as one of Edible Arrangements® most successful...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Valentine’s Day 2013 at Edible...

A heartfelt “Thank You” to every single one of our franchisees, managers, and Fruit Experts® who contributed to another fruitful Valentine’s Day! After months...

Edible Arrangements®: Giving Veterans A “Hero’s Welcome”

At Edible Arrangements®, we truly appreciate the bravery, commitment and sacrifice of the military men and women who serve our country.  We believe so...

John Wuycheck Named Edible Arrangements® Vice President of Franchise Development

With our sights set on continuing Edible Arrangements®’ global expansion through 2013 and beyond, we’re excited to announce that franchise veteran John Wuycheck was...

Edible Arrangements® Best Dipped Fruit Sale Period.™

Shaved coconuts and crushed almonds. Confetti sprinkles and lovely heart-shaped sprinkles. Miniature chocolate morsels and rich chocolate micro drops. Semisweet chocolate with white drizzle,...

Smart Gifting for Smarter Living with Edible Arrangements® This Month

As the creator and leader in the fresh fruit gift giving industry, Edible Arrangements® has always promoted healthier lifestyle choices, including fresh ways to...

Time to Celebrate: Spring Has Arrived

Winter’s wind may still be whispering in our ears, but it’s easy to see that spring is upon us! As the snow melts away...

Edible Arrangements International is Growing!

We recently made a number of exciting announcements regarding our 2012 and 2013 corporate employee growth. To support our franchise system that now encompasses...

Move Over Chocolate Bunnies and Little Yellow Chicks

Every holiday brings another opportunity for us to give our guests the freshest (and tastiest) takes on traditional holiday treats. And this spring, we’re...

Farid Foundation Donates $100,000 to Yale School of Medicine

The Farid Foundation, a philanthropic organization established by Edible Arrangements® President and CEO Tariq Farid, along with his brother and COO Kamran Farid, announced today...

5 Questions With Tom Horn, Vice President of Human Resources

Our “5 Questions With” blog segment gives you the inside scoop on the inner workings of Edible Arrangements® by bringing you an exclusive look...

NEW Make Today A Little Sweeter™ Collection Launch & Facebook Giveaway

Our Make Today A Little Sweeter™ Collection is now officially available in stores and online! This all new line of fresh fruit gifts was...

Go West, Edible Arrangements®, Go West

The establishment of new Edible Arrangements® franchise locations throughout the country (and worldwide!) is always a top priority for us, and this year especially,...

The Newest Additions to the Edible Arrangements® E-commerce Team

The Edible Arrangements® corporate E-commerce team is growing! Since the start of 2013, three new employees joined the corporate E-commerce team -- Wambui Kihanya,...

5 Questions With Jared Lombardo, Project Manager

Our “5 Questions With” blog segment gives you the inside scoop on the inner workings of Edible Arrangements® by bringing you an exclusive look...

A Fresh New Website: Ediblearrangements.com Redesign

Something fresh is in store for Edible Arrangements®, and this time we’re not just talking about our fruit -- we’re in the process of...

Edible Arrangements® is an Internet Retailer Top 100 Retailer

For the second consecutive year, Edible Arrangements® is a Top 100 retailer on the Internet Retailer Top 500! This year, Edible Arrangements® is ranked...

Edible Arrangements® Social Media Giveaway Results: A Sweet Success

To support the launch of our new Make Today a Little Sweeter™ Collection, last month we hosted a month-long giveaway on Facebook that we...

It’s Mom’s Day at Edible Arrangements®

We have something new in store for moms this year. And if history is any indication, a record number of mothers nationwide will celebrate...

Diá de las Madres con Edible Arrangements®

At Edible Arrangements®, Mother’s Day has always been one of our biggest and busiest holidays. Now, we’re tapping into another special day for moms:...

5 Questions With Sally Velcofsky, Director of Operations Services

Our “5 Questions With” blog segment gives you the inside scoop on the inner workings of Edible Arrangements® by bringing you an exclusive look...

5 Questions With Mike Portanova, Real Estate Manager

Our “5 Questions With” blog segment gives you the inside scoop on the inner workings of Edible Arrangements® by bringing you an exclusive look...

Fruit at Work: Edible Arrangements® Corporate Office Expansion Now in Progress

Construction on our 2013 office expansion at the Edible Arrangements® corporate headquarters in Wallingford, CT is officially underway! The area in between our current...

Edible Arrangements® Earns Moms’ Approval

For the 12th consecutive year, Edible Arrangements® set a Mother's Day sales record in 2013. We also had our strongest Mother's Day Sunday ever,...

Window Shoppers Rejoice: Our Newest Signage Kits Are Now in Stores!

Merchandising our storefronts is a huge opportunity for us to engage with Guests, whether they are driving by or walking in. And, with such...

Edible Arrangements® is Now on Instagram

At Edible Arrangements®, we are invested in using social media as an important part of our overall brand strategy. The latest social platform we’re...

Halfway Mark: New Edible Arrangements® Store Openings in 2013 (So Far)

It’s hard to believe that we’re halfway through 2013! A lot has been happening here at Edible Arrangements® over the past six months (including...

5 Questions With Sania Mahmood, Assistant Controller

Our “5 Questions With” blog segment gives you the inside scoop on the inner workings of Edible Arrangements® by bringing you an exclusive look...
Edible Arrangements Franchisee Chaz Wolfe

Franchisee Chaz Wolfe Named One of Kansas City’s 20 in Their...

Edible Arrangements® franchisee Chaz Wolfe was recently named one of Kansas City’s top 20 in Their Twenties by Ingram’s in their June 2013 issue! Together...

Happening Now: Free Dipped Fruit 12-Box with $50 Arrangement Purchase!

To raise excitement and increase engagement during the “dog days” of summer, we’re launching a week-long promotion to attract guests who have a not-so-secret...

Social Strategy: Make it Shareable

Why do you like your  favorite brands?  Assuming Edible Arrangements® is one of your top picks, you might initially like us because you like...

5 Questions With John Wuycheck, Vice President of Franchise Development

Our “5 Questions With” blog segment gives you the inside scoop on the inner workings of Edible Arrangements® by bringing you an exclusive look...

Edible Arrangements® Social Media Flash Sale!

Today, for the first time ever, Edible Arrangements® is hosting a flash sale exclusively for our fans and followers on social media. The offer?...

5 Questions With Christine Racine, Director of Information Technology

Our “5 Questions With” blog segment gives you the inside scoop on the inner workings of Edible Arrangements® by bringing you an exclusive look...

It’s Official… Meet Our New Agency Partners

We’re thrilled to officially announce that we’ve chosen creative powerhouse The Richards Group as our new creative advertising agency, and industry leader Horizon Media...

Edible Arrangements® Celebrates Bring Your Kids to Work Day

On Thursday, August 15th we celebrated Bring Your Kids to Work Day by welcoming the sons and daughters of Edible Arrangements® corporate employees for...

A Win for the Fruit Experts® in Rocket Fuel’s Social Media...

Here at Edible Arrangements®, we love a little healthy competition. So when we heard about a social media contest hosted by media-buying and advertising...

Back to School Spirit: Forest Hills High School Students and Local...

In the spirit of the “back to school” season, here’s a story of how one amazing Edible Arrangements® franchisee helped local high school students...

Available Nationwide! Edible Arrangements® Ships Anywhere in the U.S.

There are hundreds of Edible Arrangements® stores across the country that deliver locally, but in areas where we don’t have a local store nearby...

Introducing NEW Fruit Truffles®

They’re small, round, gourmet chocolate dipped apple goodness, and they’re covered with a variety of toppings like rich chocolate micro drops, cinnamon chocolate and...

HAPPENING NOW: FREE Dipped Fruit Box with every $60+ Arrangement Purchase

Today, Tuesday, September 10th we’re kicking off an incredibly delicious special offer – starting right now, our guests can enjoy a FREE 12-ct Chocolate...

A Cool Way to Do Good: Franchisees Donate Refrigerated Vans

Edible Arrangements® franchisee Brandon Lang of Mesa, AZ (and several other store locations) recently donated two refrigerated vans to the Future Forward Foundation, Inc. ....

The Latest in Local Store Marketing Technology for Edible Arrangements® Franchisees

To help support the marketing efforts of local Edible Arrangements® stores, earlier this summer, we rolled out a new and improved Marketing Module for...

5 Questions With Rick Spreyer, Produce Manager

Our “5 Questions With” blog segment gives you the inside scoop on the inner workings of Edible Arrangements® by bringing you an exclusive look...

Pineapple Pop-arazzi: Social Snap Shots of Edible Arrangements® Pops

Local Edible Arrangements® stores sell individual pineapple pops (and pineapple pop bundles) for a fresh fruit treat, available any time. From fresh pineapple daisies...

Our Eat An Apple Day Picks (and Pics)

Did you know that September 21st was International Eat an Apple Day! We celebrated at the Edible Arrangements® corporate office with fresh apples and...

Finally Fall! Edible Arrangements® Autumn & Halloween Collections Are Here

Our Halloween and Thanksgiving-themed products are back this week, marking the official start to the fall holiday season here at Edible Arrangements®! From chocolate...

A Freakishly Fresh Halloween Party Idea: DIY Pineapple Pop Graveyard

We want to help you throw a BOOtastic Halloween Bash this year, and we have a freakishly fresh DIY project to help make it...

NEW and Now at the King of Prussia Mall® – Edible...

In June, we revealed our brand new Edible To Go® mall concept in Louisville, KY, and now we’re excited to announce the opening of...

Mark Your Calendars… 2014 is Coming

It might be hard to believe that we’re more than three-quarters of the way through 2013, but nothing reminds us that another year is...

Almost Thanksgiving, Eh?

Thanksgiving in Canada is this coming Monday, October 14th, and Edible Arrangements® stores across the country are preparing to make Thanksgiving dinner look and...

Fresh Fall Giveaway for Edible Arrangements® Facebook Fans

From now through Halloween, we're hosting a Fresh Fall Giveaway on Facebook-- we’ll be giving away a fresh fruit bouquet or dipped fruit box...