Tariq Farid – Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Edible Arrangements ® and Entrepreneur
Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Edible Arrangements

 
 

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Franchising and Franchisees

Sometimes bad news leads to opportunity

Posted  April 8th, 2015  by  Tariq Farid

As an entrepreneur, I am always interested in how others decided to take the leap and become the owner of a business. Because Edible Arrangements has so many successful franchisees, there is never a shortage of interesting stories. And I often find that more than anything, it was a decision based on a necessity. Take [...]

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Easter bouquets played an important role in the start of Edible Arrangements.
Entrepreneurship

Easter and its special memories

Posted  April 1st, 2015  by  Tariq Farid

Each year as the Easter season arrives, I am reminded how truly blessed my family and I have been. For all of us, it is a time of remembrance and celebration, and that is especially true as Edible Arrangements® celebrates another year of growth. As a reminder of why the Easter season holds a special place in [...]

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Franchising and Franchisees

A second look leads to another success story

Posted  March 24th, 2015  by  Tariq Farid

In franchising, nothing is more important than the success of the franchisees. If our franchisees are growing and are prospering, it means that all the hard work that has gone into building Edible Arrangements has been worthwhile. It means that our products and services are delivering on their promise and making everyone’s life a little [...]

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Aislinn with daughter Samantha.
Franchising and Franchisees

Meet Aislinn, another of our many inspiring franchisees

Posted  March 5th, 2015  by  Tariq Farid

Today I would like to introduce you to Aislinn, an amazing woman who is truly an inspiration for many, including my very own daughters. Aislinn’s family owned a small business, an environmental laboratory in Hyde Park, NY, and by the age of 11 she was working for her mother doing office work, cleaning lab dishes [...]

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Entrepreneurship

An exciting look at the future of franchising . . . and business

Posted  March 3rd, 2015  by  Tariq Farid

I recently participated in an event that was not only inspiring but also left me excited about the future of business, in general, and specifically franchising. As a founding sponsor of the International Franchise Association’s NextGen program, I was invited to join several of my colleagues on a panel in which I was able to [...]

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