ATLANTA (Nov. 12, 2019) – Sweet wishes are coming true! For the first time ever, Great American Cookies’ fresh baked cookies can be shipped right to your door or sent to friends and family nationwide. Through a new e-commerce platform, the number one retail cookie shop is offering a customized gift box featuring a dozen freshly baked cookies. The customer can select from four popular flavors (Original Chocolate Chip, Sugar, Double Fudge and Birthday Cake), personalize a message and have it arrive in one to two business days, or pick-up the same day from a participating local Great American Cookies store. All cookies are baked the day they ship, guaranteeing the delivery of the soft, fresh and delicious cookies you know and love. Orders can be placed by going to Great American Cookies and selecting “Send Cookies.” The gift box costs $25.99 plus shipping and tax.
“After extensive planning and testing, we are thrilled to offer a way for Great American Cookies to be enjoyed anywhere in the U.S.” said Lisa Cheatham, Vice President of Growth Marketing for Global Franchise Group, the franchisor of the Great American Cookies brand. “We are known for baking the freshest and most delicious cookies and our new e-commerce program maintains our high level of quality while offering unsurpassed freshness. Customers can send some fresh baked love to friends, family or even someone who doesn’t have a Great American Cookies’ nearby. They are also convenient for corporate gifting.”
Monday through Friday, orders placed before 6 A.M. are baked and shipped on the same day and orders submitted after will be baked and shipped the next business day. Orders placed Saturday and Sunday will be processed on Monday. All baking and packaging take place at Great American Cookies’ innovation center facility in Atlanta. Customers requesting a large order of gift boxes sent to multiple addresses are asked to email [email protected]. Prices for in-store pickup may vary from the shipping option as stores are independently owned and operated. To order local pickup, select “Order Online” from Great American Cookies.
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Founded in 1977 on the strength of an old family chocolate chip Cookie recipe, Great American Cookies has set the standard for gourmet Cookie sales in a fun, celebratory environment. For over 40 years, Great American Cookies has maintained the heritage and integrity of its products by producing proprietary Cookie dough exclusively from its plant in Atlanta. Great American Cookies is known for its signature Cookie Cakes, trademark flavors and menu of delectable products baked fresh in store. Great American Cookies currently operates in mall-based locations across the United States, as well as internationally in Bahrain, Guam, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Chief Marketing Officer
Annica has more than 20 years of award-winning marketing experience and has been with GFG for 3 years. She joined the company from Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers where she was Vice President, Brand Development. In this role, Annica was responsible for the rebirth and growth in popularity of the 42-year-old eclectic brand through smart menu design and development, implementation of the Mellow Mushroom loyalty app and creation and rollout of its first online ordering system. Before her time with Mellow Mushroom, Annica was Vice President of Marketing for Mcalister’s Corporation and she spent the early part of her career at a prominent advertising agency in Mobile Alabama. She is graduate of Samford University in Birmingham where she earned her Bachelors in Marketing and MBA in Economics.
Chief Financial Officer
Patterson came to Global Franchise Group in April 2020 from FOCUS Brands where he served as Senior Vice President of Accounting. For the last eleven years, he was responsible for leading financials for Cinnabon, Carvel, Schlotzsky’s, Moe’s Southwest Grill, McAlister’s Deli, Auntie Anne’s and Jamba Juice. He directed the organization through the transfer and integration of all accounting back-office functions for Auntie Anne’s from Pennsylvania, McAlister’s Deli from Mississippi, and Jamba Juice from Texas to Atlanta and converted a brand-centric accounting structure into a shared services organization. Before his time with FOCUS, he was Senior Vice President & Corporate Controller for Movie Gallery/Hollywood Video (NASDAQ: MOVI & MVGR), Vice President and Corporate Controller for Republic National Cabinet Corporation, and Corporate Controller for Wolverine Tube, Inc. (NYSE: WLV). He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant, holds a master’s in business administration from Auburn University, and is a graduate of the University of Texas, Tyler.