Started in 1999, Edible Arrangements has 1,117 U.S. locations, 128 overseas locations and eight company stores. Franchising since 2001, it has earned numerous awards including being #42 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2017 Best Franchises . Recently it has added smoothies and other fruit based treats to go. In September it introduced an app for smart phones. Well run stores generate a gross profit of 80%. Even though this store in the Sacramento area is run mostly absentee due to family obligations of the seller, sales are up.