Harry & David Treats Holiday Shoppers to Free Shipping

The Iconic Retailer Is Offering a One-Day Special of Free Standard Shipping on December 18 With Guaranteed Arrival in Time for Christmas

MEDFORD, OR--(Marketwired - Dec 16, 2013) - Harry & David, America's iconic gourmet gifting curator, is providing holiday shoppers with an extra reason to celebrate this holiday season with a Free Shipping Day. In the spirit of holiday giving, Harry & David's free standard shipping offer will apply to most purchases made on Wednesday, December 18. Additionally, Harry & David will be offering on-time Christmas delivery on a selection of gifts ordered before 1:00 PM EST on December 23.

"We're delighted to be able to offer our loyal customers another way to save during the holiday season," said Jackie Ardrey, Senior Vice President of Merchandising at Harry & David. "The cost of holiday shopping for our family, friends, and colleagues can certainly add up. Offering great values and free standard shipping on most of our products with a guarantee they will arrive in time for Christmas is one way to relieve a little stress this holiday season."

Harry & David's free standard shipping offer on most orders is available regardless of total cost of the order. To take full advantage of this limited offer, Harry & David suggests trying some of the brand's most popular holiday products, including:

Signature Holiday Tower of Treats® Gift
The original and most popular of Harry & David's holiday towers, the Signature Holiday Tower of Treats® Gift has been around since 1945 and is a modern day holiday classic! Wrapped in festive holiday paper, stacked and tied up with a hand tied bow, the Holiday Tower of Treats® Gift includes approximately six Royal Riviera® Pears, milk chocolate Moose Munch® Popcorn, mixed nuts, chocolate cherries, and signature chocolate truffles. Available online for $39.95.

Crater Lake Gift Basket Deluxe
Nothing spreads holiday cheer more than Harry & David's favorite collection of treats inspired by one of Southern Oregon's landmarks, Crater Lake. This includes: Royal Riviera® Pears, milk chocolate Moose Munch® Popcorn, white sharp cheddar cheese, three-seed crackers, raspberry galettes, pepper and onion relish, chocolate cherries and signature chocolate truffles (coffee, cherry, raspberry, almond, all dark, double chocolate). Available online for $79.95.

The Favorite® Royal Riviera® Pears
The pears that started it all. Pears "so big and juicy, you eat them with a spoon®." Royal Riviera® Pears are so delicate, they require a very specific climate. Southern Oregon is one of the only places where they'll grow and Harry & David is pleased to be able to offer these to their customers. Their sweet flavor, buttery texture and extreme juiciness are what make these pears so delicious. Gift includes: approx. nine Royal Riviera® Pears. Available online for $29.95.

Harry & David is America's largest multi-channel marketer of gourmet premium fruit gifts, fine chocolates, baked goods and confections, and carries many home décor accessories as well. For the latest deals and specials from Harry & David, join our Facebook fan page, Facebook.com/HarryandDavid, and visit us at www.HarryandDavid.com for additional details and terms that apply to the free standard shipping offer.

About Harry & David
Nearly 80 years ago, Harry and David Holmes turned their extraordinary pears into the perfect gourmet gift. You can still send our Royal Riviera® Pears as well as many other high quality fresh fruits, handpicked to our exacting standards in our 19 local orchards and in many other orchards around the world. We make it easy to send gourmet gift baskets and edible fruits in addition to our many flavors of Moose Munch® Popcorn, chocolate dipped pears, truffles and much more, most of which are made in our own kitchens from recipes honed over time. We handpack our gift baskets and exclusively designed gift boxes and top them off with a hand-tied bow. Then we ship our specialty food gifts to arrive on time, in perfect condition. Guaranteed. Through our stores, wholesale, catalogs and websites, gourmet food and home gifts from Harry & David and its brands, Cushman's and Wolferman's, are designed for festive occasions, entertaining and enjoyment throughout the year. Harry & David is a trademark, service mark and DBA of Harry and David, LLC, Medford, Oregon. HarryandDavid.com

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