Monday, September 16, 2019
Home Tags Life at Edible

Tag: Life at Edible

5 Leadership Lessons from our “People” Expert, Ed Welsh

In the Boss’s Day spirit (it’s right around the corner!), we’ve been reflecting on traits of some of our favorite bosses and leaders and...

Edible® Fan Feature: September Edition

Our fans were pretty busy celebrating this month, and we couldn’t be happier to be a part of their special moments. From birthdays to...

Life at Edible®: 5 Reasons to Celebrate Your Team

“Celebrate what’s good in life” is a motto that we at Edible® live by every day, and although we’re all busy with meetings, long...

Planning the Perfect Lunch for Back-to-School & Beyond

The back-to-school excitement is brewing, which means it’s time to break out of that summer vacation routine! Although this is an exciting time (for...
store interior with federal case

Franchise Update: The Year (So Far) for Edible® Franchise Growth

Here at Edible Arrangements®, we’re proud to work with local business owners and entrepreneurs to bring our unique franchise concept to their local markets,...

Monday Celebration Tips: How to survive Cyber Monday-and win!

Make a list of MUST-buy items For those looking to avoid the madness of Black Friday, Cyber Monday provides a less chaotic (and less dangerous!)...

Monday Celebration Tips: How to have a deliciously sweet Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is one of the most beloved family holidays because it means time with the 3 Fs: family, food, and football! If you follow...

5 Questions With Drew Sirico, Digital Marketing Director

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 Suzanne Anderson, Office Clerk

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 Martin, Store Support Coordinator

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 Matthew Papallo, Revenue Audit 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...

5 Questions With Sarah Dinan, Construction Services 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...

Edible Arrangements® Valentine’s Day Social Media Concierge Team

The Edible Arrangements® Social Media Team is ready for one of the busiest weeks at the office, and adding the finishing touches to our...

Sincerely, Papyrus

Bloggers Note: You’ve probably noticed that we use Papyrus in our logo. (And if you haven’t, just ask any graphic designer you know --...

5 Questions With Don Schmidt, Franchise Development Consultant

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

Reflecting On A Very Special School Day

Edible Arrangements® believes that every single day is a reason to celebrate, and last month, we were able to celebrate teachers and students at...

5 Questions With Chaz Wolfe, Edible Arrangements® Franchise Partner

Our “5 Questions With” blog segment gives you the inside scoop on the inner workings of Edible Arrangements®. This week, we talked to one...

5 Questions With Amy Wietmarschen, 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...

5 Questions With Ron Oliveri, Director of Operations

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 Cindy Mockler, Creative Designer

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 Giulia Massaro, Field Marketing 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...

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...

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...

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...

Manager Training in Richmond, VA

Our latest on-the-road Edible Arrangements®’ Manager Training session takes place this week on July 11th and 12th in Richmond, VA. Following the field Manager...

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...

Fruit Summit 2013: Third Time Around

Fruit Summit: An event in which a select group of Edible Arrangements® franchisees and corporate team members engage in strategic discussions in a small...

Edible Cares™ Fund Provides Support to Store Employees

Edible Arrangements® President and CEO Tariq Farid and COO Kamran Farid recently announced the launch of our company’s Edible Cares™ Fund - a yearly...

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...

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...

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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,...

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...

Well-Deserved Recognition for an Exemplary Franchisee

At last year’s Edible Arrangements convention, it was my pleasure to bestow the President’s Award—the highest honor an EA franchisee can achieve—to Maurice Welton,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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® 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,...

Local Edible Arrangements® StoresJoin the Fight Against MS

In recognition of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s MS Awareness Month this March, 63 Edible Arrangements® stores located in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode...

Looking Forward To Our 2nd Fruit Summit

Fruit Summit:  An event in which a select group of Edible Arrangements® franchisees and corporate team members engage in strategic discussions in a small...

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...

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...

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

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...

We’re Ready for Valentine’s Day 2013

The season of love is officially upon us, and here at Edible Arrangements®, we’ve been preparing for the BIG day for 364 days… every...

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...

The Heartbeat of Edible Arrangements®: Celebrating our Franchisees this Valentine’s Day

The season of love is officially upon us, and we’re quickly approaching one of the biggest and most anticipated holidays for Edible Arrangements® --...

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® Hosts 2013 Grower/Distributor Conference

On Wednesday, January 16th, we welcomed Edible Arrangements® produce vendors at our 2013 Grower/Distributor Conference, held in North Haven, Conn. This collaborative day of...

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®....

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...

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...

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,...

Carrying on the Tradition of WOW

In the earliest days of Edible Arrangements, before it even became an official tag line, I set out with one simple goal in mind:...

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

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...

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...

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...

McAllen Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Edible Arrangements® Franchisee Maurice Welton with 2012 Top 5...

The hard work and dedication demonstrated during this past year has once again earned Maurice Welton, owner of four Edible Arrangements® stores in Texas...

Edible Arrangements® Donates Over $18,000 During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

We want to take the time to thank everyone involved in making our Breast Cancer Awareness Collection a success yet again this year! Each...

Edible Arrangements Keeps On Growing: International Expansion Update

Gift giving for the people in Sharjah City just got a lot SWEETER.  Our sixth store in the United Arab Emirates, Sharjah City is...

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...

Showing Support to Make Life a Little Sweeter ™

As Hurricane Sandy barreled through the East Coast over the weekend and into Monday, leaving many cities and towns reeling, we at Edible Arrangements®...

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...

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

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® Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This October marks the seventh year we’ve partnered with the National Breast Cancer Foundation and the Breast Cancer Society of Canada to help stomp...

Deriving Inspiration from Franchisees Who Give Back

I never fail to be impressed and inspired by the interest so many of our franchisees take in their local communities. Giving back is...

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...

Breaking Barriers – One Store at a Time

When I first started Edible Arrangements® in 1999 in a corner of my flower shop in East Haven, I never dreamed that we would...

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...

Community Connection

One of the things I love the most about our franchisees is their dedication and commitment to their communities. Over the years as Edible...

A Mission We All Believe In

A few years ago I decided that Edible Arrangements® needed a new mission statement. The mission statement had to be simple, easy to remember...

The President’s Award Goes To…..

The Edible Arrangements® 7th annual international convention concluded last week in Orlando and I could not be more pleased as to how it went....

Edible Arrangements® 2012 Annual Convention

Well, I’m on my way to the 7th Annual Edible Arrangements Convention in Orlando, Florida. This is my favorite event of the year as...

The American Opportunity- Part 2

This is a continuation of the blog entry I made yesterday on July 12 where I mentioned my discussion with hundreds of young adults...

The American Opportunity -Part 1

On Monday I was honored to be a guest speaker at a leadership conference for young adults, students ages 16-24, in Washington, D.C. Many...

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...

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...

Fruit Summit

A few weeks ago we held our very first Fruit Summit at our Edible Arrangements corporate headquarters in Wallingford, CT. What is a Fruit...

Becoming a Beloved Brand

What does it mean to be a beloved brand, and why is it important? What is it that makes some brands almost iconic in...

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...

Managing Your Way To The Top

What does it take to be number one – the top in business or field of expertise? Some may say it is luck. That...

Knowing Your Niche –and Expertise

The other day I was reading my e-mails when I came across one from an amazing franchisee, Cathy, who owns the Edible Arrangements stores...

Inspiration

Those of you who have read many of my previous blog entries know that I strongly believe that anyone can live their dreams so...

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...

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...

Moving Your Brand Forward

Every company no matter the size or age needs to evaluate their ‘brand’ continuously to determine its customers’ and the publics’ perception of it....

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 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...

Edible Arrangements keeps growing in Q1

We wanted to share with you that even after opening our 1,000th store a few weeks ago, the customer demand and entrepreneurial spirit of...

Hat’s Off to Texas

As they say, everything is bigger in Texas, and now Edible Arrangements is getting bigger in the Lone Star state as well with 2...

The Sweet Taste of Success

I always feel so proud when one of our franchisees gets called upon to participate in an educational business event. I am a big...

POPULAR POSTS

Watermelon Frozen Fruit Bars

Watermelon frozen fruit bars: a seven-step guide

Summer is finally here. The pros? It’s the perfect time for pool parties, barbecues, and concerts. The cons? It’s hot. Real hot. Burn-yourself-on-the-metal-piece-of-your-car’s-seatbelt hot....

RECENT POSTS