Cheryl’s® To Host Grand Opening Celebration at its New Flagship Store in Westerville

Free gifts, prizes and fun activities will highlight day-long event on August 8th

WESTERVILLE, Ohio, July 17, 2015 – Cheryl’s®, producers of delicious cookies, brownies, cakes and other fresh-baked delights, has announced that it will hold a grand opening on Saturday August 8, 2015 at its new retail store located at 646 McCorkle Boulevard in Westerville. The grand opening will begin at 9 a.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by Westerville Mayor Diane Fosselman and members of the local Chamber of Commerce. Festivities will continue at the store throughout the day until 8 p.m.

Among the highlights scheduled for the grand opening are: a free gift to the first 100 people arriving at the store; free samples of Cheryl’s baked goods; money-saving promotions including one dozen free cookies with purchase of a dozen; sneak peeks at the newest products from Cheryl’s; valuable prizes including the opportunity to win 12 cookies each month for a year; kids’ activities; appearances by cookie and brownie mascots; cookie frosting demonstrations; and savings of 20% when customers book their future event in the store’s spacious new party room.

Cheryl’s is headquartered in Westerville and the opening of the new flagship retail store is the final phase of an extensive expansion project at the company’s facilities on McCorkle Boulevard. The expansion began in February 2014 with groundbreaking for a larger production plant. “Our expansion will add approximately 100 jobs over the next three years,” said Bob Happel, Cheryl’s General Manager. “And as we add equipment it will allow us to double our food production capacity over the next five years.”

The new flagship store occupies approximately 3,000 square feet and brings important enhancements to the customer shopping experience including the ability to display a broader selection of Cheryl’s products for customers to choose from. Additionally, the store’s new party room provides the perfect venue for a wide array of events and gatherings including birthday parties, educational classes and holiday celebrations.

“Cheryl’s is proud to call the community of Westerville our home,” continued Mr. Happel. “The grand opening of our new flagship retail location represents the culmination of very hard work by our highly talented and dedicated team of associates, many of whom live right here in Westerville. We urge the entire community to join us on August 8th and share in the exciting grand opening of our beautiful new store.”

About Cheryl’s®

Founded in 1981 by Cheryl Krueger and her college roommate, Caryl Walker, Cheryl’s® has grown to become a brand that loyal customers trust for the finest fresh-baked gifts and desserts prepared to the highest quality standards, backed by friendly service. Cheryl’s (1-800-443-8124 and http://www.cheryls.com) offers a delicious and diverse selection of individually wrapped cookies, brownies and cakes for all of life’s moments. Among the company’s signatures products are its cut-out cookies topped with buttercream frosting. Cheryl’s products are made from scratch and available in special configurations as well as with elegant satin ribbons that can be customized for specific occasions. Headquartered in the Columbus, Ohio suburb of Westerville and part of the 1-800-FLOWERS.COM family of brands, Cheryl’s is a multi-faceted business comprised of retail stores, a high-traffic website, catalogs, and a successful Business Gift Division.

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