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Edible Arrangements Continues to Confound Economists With Store Coming Soon to Georgetown

by Prince Of Petworth February 28, 2012 at 10:30 am 22 Comments

Edible Arrangements is coming to the corner of Wisconsin and Q St, NW in Georgetown.

Reminding me of the genius Onion article “Continued Existence Of Edible Arrangements Disproves Central Tenets Of Capitalism”

Upending more than two centuries of free-market theory, leading economists across the globe announced Thursday that the fundamental principles of capitalism had been “irrefutably disproved” by the continued existence of the designer fruit-basket company Edible Arrangements.

According to experts, the Connecticut-based franchise, which arranges skewered pieces of fruit into displays vaguely resembling floral bouquets, has defied all modern economic models, expanding continuously for the past decade despite its complete lack of any discernible consumer appeal.

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