|New Retail Location Part of Premium Swiss Chocolatier’s Plan for Additional Growth
ELLENTON, FL. – September 27, 2012 – Premium Swiss chocolatier Lindt will celebrate the opening of its newest Lindt chocolate factory outlet in the Ellenton Premium Outlets Friday, September 28.
The store will feature a vast array of delicious premium Lindt chocolate offerings and Lindt Chocolate Advisors to educate and guide customers. The new store is part of the company’s long term plan of growth and expansion for its direct-to-consumer business.
“As we continue to grow our retail presence throughout the U.S., we are thrilled to open a new store in Ellenton Premium Outlets,” said Christine Bullen, vice president of Direct to Consumer at Lindt USA.
Ellenton Lindt Factory Outlet Grand Opening Information
Ellenton Premium Outlets
5461 Factory Shops Blvd
Ellenton, FL 34222
10 a.m. Friday, September 28
All ribbon cutting attendees will receive a free 75ct bag of LINDOR truffles.
Regular Store Hours:
10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays – Saturdays
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays
Lindt currently operates nearly 50 retail locations including Lindt Chocolate Shops, Lindt Outlets and Lindt Factory Outlets, where customers are treated to premium chocolate samples, and tasting tips by expert Lindt Chocolate Advisors.
The Swiss chocolatier is expanding into the midwest and west coast regions with new retail locations planned for the coming year. In addition to the retail stores, Lindt USA has further diversified its direct to consumer offerings with the 2011 launch of its premium home party sales program, Lindt Chocolate R.S.V.P., an expanded ecommerce presence, and growing corporate gift program.
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