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

 
 

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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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Philanthropy

A closer look at who we support, and why

Posted  August 29th, 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

Tariq Farid Foundation expands support to four new organizations

Posted  August 20th, 2014  by  Tariq Farid

In keeping with the mission of the Tariq Farid Foundation to alleviate suffering by providing for the basic needs of food and healthcare, and to improve lives through the support of education and skill development opportunities that enable individuals to reach their full potential, I am pleased to announce our support of four additional organizations. [...]

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Franchising and Franchisees

Recognizing exceptional Edible Arrangements franchisees

Posted  August 18th, 2014  by  Tariq Farid

One of my great pleasures as the CEO of Edible Arrangements is the opportunity to recognize the outstanding achievements of our franchisees. Each year, as I join the management team in presenting the awards at our international convention, I continually marvel at the diversity of our franchisees and their backgrounds, yet how all share a [...]

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Edible Arrangements

Celebrating our success with those who make it happen

Posted  August 7th, 2014  by  Tariq Farid

The next few days are among my favorite each year. The annual Edible Arrangements® convention begins today in Nashville, Tenn., and for the next four days I will be surrounded by some of the most inspiring business people I know — our franchisees. While the event is designed to celebrate our successes and provide a preview [...]

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