Edible Arrangements Prepares for Busiest Day of Year, Plans to Fill 30,000 Seasonal Positions for Valentine’s Day
February 06, 2017 // Franchising.com // WALLINGFORD, Conn. – Gearing up for their single busiest day of the year, Edible Arrangements® announced that franchisees nationwide plan to hire 30,000 seasonal Cupid’s Helpers to meet demands for Valentine’s Day.
Edible Arrangements®, the world’s largest provider of creatively designed fresh cut fruit arrangements and other treats, experiences a significant spike in business every year for Valentine’s Day. To maintain the WOW-worthy customer experience the company is known for, approximately 30,000 holiday employees are hired at individually owned and operated franchise locations across the U.S. and Canada. Available positions range from Delivery Ambassadors to Fruit Experts® and vary depending on a specific store location’s needs for meeting holiday demands. Those interested should check their local store for opportunities to become one of Cupid’s Helpers this Valentine’s Day.
“Valentine’s Day is our single busiest day of the year and our franchisees do an incredible job of making sure that every Valentine leaving their store delivers the WOW-factor – and they certainly don’t do it alone,” said Rob Price, President of Edible Arrangements®. “We are happy to say that our local stores provide jobs to thousands of hard-working people, who are passionate about creating delicious gifts and memorable experiences for each of our Guests this Valentine’s Day.”
By the end of Valentine’s Day, Edible Arrangements® will have delivered more than:
- 1.23 million strawberries
- 267,000 pieces of pineapple
- 66,000 pounds of grapes
- 138,000 pounds of semisweet chocolate
For more information about Edible Arrangements® products, locations and franchise opportunities, visit edible.com.
About Edible Arrangements
With more than 1,300 franchise locations open or under development worldwide, Edible Arrangements International, LLC is the world's largest franchisor of shops offering creatively designed fresh cut fruit arrangements. Edible Arrangements® store locations also carry the company's rapidly expanding Edible To Go® line which features all-natural, fresh fruit smoothies, chocolate Dipped Fruit™, Froyo Fruit Blends™, fresh fruit salads, parfaits, and treats. Since its founding in 1999 in East Haven, Conn., the company has been recognized as an industry leader, ranking first in its category in Entrepreneur magazine's annual "Franchise 500," Entrepreneur's Top 40 of "Fastest Growing Franchises" and "America's Top Global Franchises" as well as being included among the "Inc. 5000" list of the fastest growing privately-held companies. Edible Arrangements®’ fresh fruit arrangements, chocolate Dipped Fruit™, fresh fruit smoothies, and more can be enjoyed at franchise locations worldwide. Gifts can be ordered online at edible.com, by phone at 1-877-DO-FRUIT®, or through any local Edible Arrangements® store.
SOURCE Edible Arrangements