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Congratulations again to the tremendous Edible Arrangements family

posted by Tariq Farid July 6, 2016

Over a decade and a half later, it seems that things just keep getting sweeter at Edible Arrangements as we were recently recognized by both Entrepreneur magazine and Forbes as a top global franchise, a big win for both our corporate staff and franchisees!

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Tariq Farid Edible Arrangements AABDC Award Gala
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Taking inspiration from others pursuing their dreams

posted by Tariq Farid June 21, 2016

I recently had the honor of joining 49 other entrepreneurs and business leaders being recognized by the Asian American Business Development Center (AABDC) as part of their Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award gala.

I am always honored to be recognized by organizations such as the AABDC, but I also find that events like this inspire me by giving me the opportunity to network with other passionate and successful businessmen and women who are pursuing their dreams.

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Edible Arrangements ranking in Entrepreneur Magazine
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Congratulations to Edible Arrangements team for highest Franchise 500 ranking ever

posted by Tariq Farid January 25, 2016

When I created Edible Arrangements in 1999, and again when the first franchise location opened in 2001, I was convinced the idea would be successful. I could never have imagined, however, that less than two decades later we would have more than 1,200 locations worldwide.

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Sharing our stories on YouTube

posted by Tariq Farid October 14, 2014

Today, I am happy to announce that I am launching my own channel!

Here I will share news about Edible Arrangements (and our amazing franchisees!), the work of the Tariq Farid Foundation and other fun and interesting topics.

The first video I am posting is very special to me. It is an interview that I did at a small business incubator and co-working space in Wallingford, Connecticut, called Hubcap Wallingford.

I hope you enjoy it!


How to Deal With Your No. 1 Nemesis
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Competing With Your Market Rivals

posted by May 29, 2014

How to Deal With Your No. 1 Nemesis

Recently I was given the great opportunity to write an article for titled “How to Deal With Your No. 1 Nemesis”. In this article I explain the importance of monitoring and challenging your competitors as an entrepreneur. Businesses and CEOs take different strategies in dealing with their competitors from one extreme to another. I myself advocate taking the middle ground as the best strategy for dealing with market rivals. I go on further to pinpoint four steps that I have found key in dealing with your No. 1 nemesis. Read the full article here.