Edo Japan Re-signs With Brookline Public Relations For Sixth Consecutive Year

Posted on February 3, 2016

CALGARY (February 3, 2016) – Brookline Public Relations (Brookline), an award-winning boutique public relations firm, is pleased announce it has been selected as the agency of record for Edo Japan for the sixth consecutive year.

Edo Japan (Edo), a leading Canadian quick service restaurant, has been serving hot, fast and delicious Teppan-style meals to its customers for more than 35 years. With 114 locations across Canada, Edo is committed to delivering fresh, affordable and ‘simply better’ meals to Canadians.

Throughout 2015, Edo experienced continued success and growth, opening eight new locations and focusing its public relations initiatives on garnering targeted media exposure in key markets, pursuing public engagement initiatives and engaging in ongoing community relations outreach. In celebration of International Sushi Day, Edo hosted a sushi demonstration for notable Calgary bloggers, garnering excellent coverage for their sushi offerings and engaging local media in a fun and memorable event. Edo also launched its ‘Reach for It’ campaign in the fall of 2015 to encourage Canadians to take steps to reach out to friends, family and other community members in an effort to create ‘simply better’ moments in everyday life.

To finish off 2015, Edo Japan’s holiday ambassadors, the Edo Elves, returned to spread goodwill and holiday cheer. Edo continued its long-standing partnership with Canada’s food banks and donated 25 cents from every spring roll purchased throughout the holiday season to local food bank initiatives. Edo also partnered with a number of influential bloggers to bring awareness to the campaign, and premiered its inaugural Edo-gram program to brighten the holiday season for locals in Calgary and Edmonton.

“The Brookline team continues to impress us with their innovative ideas and ability to reinvent the wheel when it comes to public relations opportunities for Edo,” said Tom Donaldson, President and CEO, Edo Japan. “We look forward to our ongoing partnership with Brookline in 2016, as Edo continues to establish itself as one of Canada’s leading fast casual restaurant destinations.”

“Brookline is very excited to continue working with Edo Japan, a business that shares our forward-thinking mindset and strategic approach to delivering solid results,” said Shauna MacDonald, Principal and Founder, Brookline Public Relations. “Not only do we love the ‘simply better’ taste of Edo Japan, but we admire their genuine commitment to the customers and communities they serve. We love working with Edo Japan’s fun, creative and talented team, and look forward to seeing what 2016 has in store.”

Brookline’s work with Edo Japan in 2016 will include event management, media relations, issues and crisis management, and franchise communications.

About Brookline Public Relations, Inc.

Brookline Public Relations, Inc. is one of Canada’s leading boutique public relations agencies. Our firm is dedicated to helping organizations build awareness, credibility and strong reputations worldwide. We deliver PR campaigns that support our clients’ goals by implementing fresh and creative communications strategies with a solid and professional approach. Our passionate and driven team goes the extra mile for clients by challenging the status quo and never stopping at “good enough”. Our key services include: Media Relations, Financial Communications, Corporate Communications, Crisis Communications and Issues Management, Social Media, and Event Management. For more information, please visit www.brooklinepr.com.

About Edo Japan

Established in 1979 in Calgary, Alberta, Edo Japan was designed to bring the freshness of hot Japanese Teppan-style cooking to suburban shopping centres and food courts across Canada. Offering the highest quality, freshly prepared food in the quick service restaurant industry, Edo Japan has quickly become a popular alternative with 114 locations across Canada, serving more than eight million meals annually. For more information please visit www.edojapan.com.

For further information please contact:

Alisha Samnani
Account Supervisor
Brookline Public Relations
P: 403.538.5641 ext. 102
E: asamnani@brooklinepr.com