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

 
 

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Edible Arrangements

Looking for a sweet job? We have one!

Posted  September 17th, 2014  by  Tariq Farid

Yesterday (September 16)  was the  most common date for birthdays in the United States. It was also the day that Edible Arrangements announced an exciting new job opportunity—a Chief Birthday Officer! As you may have seen yesterday on Fox Business News, the CBO will be responsible for acting as official “birthday spokesperson” as well as assist in [...]

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Edible Arrangements

Meet Rob Price, the new President of Edible Arrangements International

Posted  September 16th, 2014  by  Tariq Farid

On May 18, I announced that Rob Price was joining the company as President of Edible Arrangements International. Rob brings more than two decades of marketing and brand building experience at some of America’s most highly regarded organizations. Prior to joining us at Edible Arrangements®, Rob was Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for [...]

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Philanthropy

A closer look at who we support and why

Posted  September 16th, 2014  by  Tariq Farid

One of the unfortunate side effects of our digital age is that unfounded and hateful allegations can be easily spread to the public, even years after they have been dismissed as untrue. I have experienced this firsthand due to the recent reappearance of old rumors by extremist bloggers regarding charitable contributions made through our non-profit [...]

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Philanthropy

Saving thousands of lives with good ideas and technology

Posted  September 8th, 2014  by  Tariq Farid

Among the many worthwhile causes that the Tariq Farid Foundation supports, some are more personal than others. A recent $10,000 contribution to the Life Foundation in Pakistan really hit close to home. When I learned that support was needed to develop an app that could save thousands of lives every year by creating a system for safe [...]

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Philanthropy

The future of ideas, innovation and business start-ups is in good hands

Posted  August 29th, 2014  by  Tariq Farid

Google does it. Major cities across the world do it. And now, thanks to a group of inspiring individuals, a small town of about 45,000 people in Connecticut is doing it — providing support for aspiring entrepreneurs with a small business incubator and co-working space. HUBCAP Wallingford is the name of this special incubator, and what makes [...]

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