Confectionery retail chain Fannie May Confections is to open a distribution facility and additional retail stores in the US.

The subsidiary of, will open the facility in Maple Heights, Ohio to support the growth of the company’s Harry London and Fannie May brands, the company said today (4 August).

The facility will create around ten full-time jobs and a number of part-time positions during peak seasons.

Additional stores will open in north-east Ohio in the autumn. Currently, Fannie May has retail store locations in Hudson and Fairview Park, Ohio.

“We plan to continue expanding in the years to come,” said Terry Mitchell, president of Fannie May.