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

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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Franchising and Franchisees

Another reason Edible Arrangements is a successful company

Posted  February 23rd, 2015  by  Tariq Farid

There are many reasons that Edible Arrangements is a success. First, of course is the fact that our products feature fresh fruit and chocolate, that is beautifully arranged. They are both delicious and healthy! The sight of them continues to WOW people, and is part of so many of life’s special occasions! After all, why not celebrate what’s good in life? Just as important to [...]

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The future of journalism is very bright with young interns such as these that are part of the Connecticut Public Broadcasting System's Media Lab program.
Entrepreneurship

The future of journalism is strong with programs like CPBN’s media lab!

Posted  February 16th, 2015  by  Tariq Farid

As in many states, Connecticut has a wonderful public broadcasting system that provides important and interesting programming on both radio, television and, of course, over the Internet. The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN) consists of WNPR and CPTV. I was honored to be recently be interviewed by young interns of Media Lab, a program of [...]

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