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Edible Arrangements Signs Master Franchisee Agreements in Rome & Hong Kong

Posted September 1st, 2009 by Tariq Farid

Pioneer in Fresh-Fruit Arrangements Expands International Presence to Eight Countries WALLINGFORD, Conn., July 13 Edible Arrangements, the pioneer and leader in hand-sculpted, fresh fruit arrangements, announced today the signing of two Master Franchisee agreements in Rome, Italy and Hong Kong. With these recent agreements, Edible Arrangements is now available to consumers in eight countries outside […]

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Let’s Meet The IFA’s 2009 Entreprenuer Of The Year, Tariq Farid!

Posted April 30th, 2009 by Tariq Farid

Tariq Farid was honored by the International Franchise Association as its “Entrepreneur of the Year” during its 49th annual convention being held in San Diego, recently. IFA’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award is presented to an individual who is currently building a successful business venture, demonstrates innovative management skills in a franchise that hasbeen in […]

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A Unique Franchise Concept Bears Fruit

Posted April 30th, 2009 by Tariq Farid

Succeeding in business in this tough economy is a challenge for most business owners. Entrepreneur Tariq Farid is tackling this head on, not just for himself, but on behalf of the nearly 900 franchisees in his Edible Arrangements franchise system. Farid’s efforts have not gone unnoticed; the International Franchise Association just named him its “Entrepreneur […]

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Fruit business catches the upside of a down market

Posted April 30th, 2009 by Tariq Farid

Derek Sankey, Financial Post Published: Friday, March 27, 2009 Todd Korol/National PostStefani Williamson of Edible Arrangements at her store in Calgary Call it resilient franchising: While some large franchise chains have been busy closing stores, cutting staff and otherwise suffering the effects of a drop in sales, there are others who are quietly doubling sales […]

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Tariq Farid Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year(R) 2009 Award Winner

Posted April 30th, 2009 by Tariq Farid

Award Recognizes Entrepreneurial Excellence in Retail & Consumer Products Category Edible Arrangements, the pioneer and leader in hand-sculpted, fresh fruit arrangements, today announced that its CEO and Founder Tariq Farid received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2009 Award in the Retail and Consumer Products category in Metro New York. According to Ernst […]

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