Founded in 1879 by Frank Winfield Woolworth, the company's first stores in Utica, New York, and Lancaster, Pennsylvania sold general merchandise and were called “five-and-dime’s” because everything sold for 10 cents or less. The chain grew quickly, and by 1905, Woolworth invited rival retailer chains (two were owned by his relatives!) to merge with him. The company purchased other chains over the years, including Footlocker, though Woolworth variety stores closed in 1997.
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If you ask us, the absolute best gifts are edible. Very few have been known to reject a personal platter stacked full of warm cookies — or, better yet, a basket of cupcakes sprinkled and frosted to perfection. So, unless you have a bunch of sweets-opposed peeps on your Mother's Day gift lists, the fresh-baked treat idea is a good one.Don't go the Willy-Wonka route and turn your kitchen into a chocolate factory this year — instead, switch off your stand mixer and enlist some help from the online pros. From Milk Bar to Sugarfina and Magnolia Bakery, the 24 sweet shops ahead will ship treats straight to you and your most-loved giftees' — no recipes, hot ovens, or dirty pans necessary. At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.Milk BarWhile you won't necessarily get to snap your very own Instagram pic outside one of Milk Bar's infamous neon pink signs, you can still enjoy its many desserts by shopping online. Fresh-baked cakes, cake ball truffles, pie, and cookie tins are all on the menu — and now with new annual flavor offerings, too.Shop Milk BarMilk Bar Cookie Faves Tin, $, available at Milk BarBaked By MelissaBaked By Melissa delivers cupcakes in innovative mini-form, so you can sample the best in seasonal flavor variety — from Cornbread Crumble to Pumpkin Pie, Peanut Butter Fudge Brownie, and the shop's "original greats," like Red Velvet and Mint Cookie.Shop Baked By MelissaBaked By Melissa Super Mom Gift Box (25-Pack), $, available at Baked by MelissaDavid's CookiesGive the people what they want; an entire tin of chocolate chunk cookies. No nuts, no teeny tiny chocolate chips, just the good stuff from this reliable, top-selling cookie lover's brand — that also happens to ship out delicious cheesecakes to pies, too. Shop David's CookiesDavid's Cookies Fresh Baked Decadent Jumbo Cookies, $, available at David's CookiesMagnolia BakeryAsk almost any New Yorker, and we bet they will say that Magnolia Bakery sells some of the world's best-tasting cupcakes to banana pudding...like, ever. Available in a deliverable variety of flavors with seasonal frostings, this shop's sweets are prime Valentine's gifting material.Shop Magnolia BakeryMagnolia Bakery World Famous Banana Pudding - Party Sized, $, available at Magnolia BakerySeattle ChocolateThis — you guessed it — Seattle-based and female-founded chocolate company offers a variety of care packages, truffle bars, and many other chocolate treats.Shop Seattle ChocolateSeattle Chocolate You're My Hero Care Package, $, available at Seattle ChocolateDylan's Candy BarAn NYC classic, Dylan's online sweet shop is brimming with tackle boxes of colorful candy creations — the shippable spread spans creative treats from Mother's Day themed chocolate covered strawberies to cake pops, signature chocolates, rainbow hard candies, and much more.Shop Dylan's Candy BarDylan's Candy Bar Mother's Day Dark Chocolate Tackle Box, $, available at Dylan's Candy BarPartake FoodsIndulge in this coveted black-owned brand that offers delicious cookies in every variety — you can even find vegan and gluten-free options here. Chocolate chips, cookie butter, and carrot cake flavors are abundantly available to ship right to your door. Shop Partake Foods Partake Soft Baked Cookie Butter Cookies, $, available at Partake FoodsWicked Good CupcakesAs seen on Shark Tank, the family-owned team at Wicked Good Cupcakes offers up a fun way to serve and eat, cupcake-in-a-jar. They even have your gluten-free bases covered with a giftable GF package for two, four, and six.Shop Wicked Good CupcakesWicked Good Cupcakes Cupcake Jar Custom Pack (12), $, available at Wicked Good CupcakesVosges ChocolateVosges website states: "We are on an everlasting quest for ingredients at the pinnacle of their taste profile, making it our mission to carefully select the finest ingredients Mother Nature and our farmer and artisan partners have to offer." And that's exactly what they do with their luxe truffle collections, chocolate bar gift sets, and Northwoods Cranberry Pecan Toffee. Shop Vosges ChocolatesVosges Chocolate Exotic Truffle Collection, $, available at Vosges ChocolateDancing Deer Baking CoHot tip from our comments section — upstate New York's Dancing Deer Baking Co has a box of molasses clove cookies that could make a grown R29 reader cry (OK, she didn't say that but the words "best" and "I've ever had" were used). Shop Dancing Deer Baking CoDancing Deer Baking Co Deer Classics Gift Basket, $, available at Dancing Deer Baking CoUncommon GoodsAn unexpected spot to find beautiful tasty treats is the internet's corner of curiosities, Uncommon Goods. Here's one example of a delightful little gift — a wine-shaped container filled with tasty truffles. Check out all of the small businesses and makers like this Pennsylvania-based baker, Neil Edley.Shop Uncommon GoodsUncommon Goods Bottle-of-Wine Chocolate Truffles Box, $, available at Uncommon GoodsCheryl's CookiesThese are decorated and frosted with delicious buttercream icing. (Pssst, there's even an assortment of gluten-free options for our friends with food allergies.)Shop Cheryl's CookiesCheryl's Cookies Buttercream Frosted Long Stemmed Cookie Flowers, $, available at Cheryl's CookiesDoughees By M.Dough.WMargo Wolfe’s Miami-based M.Dough.W features brownies, Oreos, caramel, rainbow cookies — you name it and they've stuffed it inside a gooey, fully-cooked, and ready-to-eat cookie dough.Shop DougheesDoughees by M Dough W Build A Box (12), $, available at Doughees by M Dough WCarlo's BakeryFrom chocolate fudge cake and rainbow slices to ooey-gooey butter cookies and cannoli kits, you can find it all at Carlo's Bakery. Trust him — he was on Cake Boss. Shop Carlo's BakeryCarlo's Bakery Cannoli Kit - 12 Pack, $, available at GoldbellyBake Me A WishIn addition to brownies, you can send cheesecakes, cupcakes, giant cakes, traditional cakes, baskets, towers, and pies. Plus, 5% off all purchases goes to Bake Me A Wish's Small Business Empowerment Fund.Bake Me A Wish Gourmet Brownie Sampler, $, available at Bake Me A WishSugarfinaHome of the OG and ever-popular rosé gummy bears, Sugarfina boasts an equally tasty lineup of specialty treats — from sugar lips to peach bellini hearts, dark chocolate-covered scotch cordials, champagne bears, and much more — that can be shipped nationwide. Shop SugarfinaSugarfina Spa 3-Piece Candy Bento Box, $, available at SugarfinaHarry & DavidAs stated in the brand's Insta profile, the folks over at Harry & David take gift-giving and entertaining pretty seriously. So much so that they offer what seems like hundreds of pre-wrapped items at a moment's notice, which comes in handy for some especially in last-minuting gifting dilemmas.Shop Harry & DavidHarry & David Mother's Day Orchid Gift Tower, $, available at Harry & DavidRuss & DaughtersLocated in New York's historic Lower East Side for over 100 years, Russ & Daughters is an institution beloved for its appetizing bagel spread, a good schmear, and babka. The sweet yeasted cake is perfect for breakfast — or anytime.Shop Russ & DaughtersRuss & Daughters Chocolate Babka, $, available at GoldbellySweet Mae's Cookies At Sweet Mae's, you'll discover flavors you didn't know existed — all in a stuffed cookie. Yes, you heard that right. Stuffed! 100% homemade, some options are traditional while others are unique. Think: sweet potato, peanut butter marshmallow, and bourbon caramel pecan. Mmm. Shop Sweet Mae's CookiesMurray's CheeseWhile Murray's Cheese is known for — you guessed it — cheese, the dairy mongers also have a nice selection from Rustic Bakery and Callie's Biscuits to add to your gift or send alone.Shop Murray's CheeseMurray's Cheese Callie's Biscuits Cocoa & Cream Cookies, $, available at Murray's CheeseGodivaIt's never a bad idea to fall back on reliable-sweet classics during hectic celebration times — and Godiva's bundles of adorably packaged truffles to chocolate-covered pretzels and hot-cocoa mix hits the easily-deliverable mark. Shop GodivaGodiva Spring Ribbon Assorted Chocolate Gift Box, 16 pc., $, available at GodivaStroopiesThe Stroopwafel is a Dutch treat that this Lancaster, PA-based bakery dubs as, "stroopies." They're shipped via the delectable gourmet site Mouth — which also has oodles of other local treats to buy. But, back to those Stroopies: unwrap, pop them in the microwave for 10 seconds, and enjoy the heavenly gooey caramel goodness. Also available gluten-free!Shop StroopiesStroopies Gluten-Free Stroopwafels, $, available at MouthWolferman's BakeryWhether you're hosting or gifting, Wolferman will deliver any Mother's Day or post Mother's Day brunch treats right to your doorstep — from baskets of fluffy English muffins to flaky pastries, toppings, and more. Shop Wolferman's BakeryWolferman's Bakery Kringle Heart Wreath, $, available at Wolferman's BakeryChesapeake BayChesapeake Bay is known for its scrumptious crab cakes but also has some sweet treats on the menu. Indulge in Mother's Day sweets or even an entree menu. Take note of this chocolatey, heart-shaped cake. Mmmm. Shop Chesapeake BayChesapeake Bay Chocolate Heart Cake, $, available at Chesapeake BayNothing Bundt CakesFounded in 1997 by two dedicated bakers, this shop has since then become an authority on all things bundt cake. Sold in various sizes including a traditional 8-inch version as well as bite-sized, "bundtinis," there's something to satisfy everyone's sweet tooth.Shop Nothing Bundt CakesLike what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?What To Gift The COOL Guy In Your LifeThe Best Gifts To Give Your RoommateGirl Scout Cookies Will Now Deliver To Your Home