July 26, 2017 // Franchising.com // WALLINGFORD, CT - Edible Arrangements® was recently ranked in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Global Franchises list. This list recognizes the top 200 franchisors that are seeking franchisees outside of the U.S., based on data submitted for Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500® ranking. Edible Arrangements was ranked #38.
“My vision has always been for Edible Arrangements to become a source of enjoyment for people around the world. Part of that joy includes seeing someone with an entrepreneurial spirit realizing their dream by opening their own Edible store," Tariq Farid, founder and CEO of Edible Arrangements, said. "I am enormously proud that we have established a brand with a strong presence and look for continued opportunities for growth."
“The companies on our Top Global Franchises list are overcoming logistical challenges and cultural differences to bring their products and services—and their franchise opportunities—to people all around the world,” says Jason Feifer, editor in chief of Entrepreneur.
Entrepreneur’s 2017 Top Global Franchises were determined by adjusting the company’s Franchise 500 formula to give extra weight to international size and growth. Other areas evaluated by the formula include costs and fees, franchisee support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability. Edible’s position on the ranking shows that it’s a franchise opportunity with worldwide appeal.
To view Edible Arrangements in the full listing, visit entrepreneur.com/franchises/topglobal. The list can also be seen in the July/August issue of Entrepreneur, available now on newsstands.
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. For more information about Edible Arrangements® products, locations and?franchise opportunities, visit?edible.com.?
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