Tariq Farid

Tariq Farid

Guest Writer

About Tariq Farid

Tariq Farid is the founder and CEO of Edible Arrangements. He also is the founder of other businesses including software company NetSolace, which simplifies IT systems for franchises to increase productivity, and president of the Tariq Farid Foundation.

More From Tariq Farid

Project Grow

This Family Photo Keeps the Edible Arrangements Founder Focused on Growth

It was taken when he received his 28th order, and today reminds him to work through the inevitable hard times.
Ready For Anything

Going From 'Least Likely to Succeed' and Charting a Path to Prosperity

An entrepreneur without a college degree gives his ingredients for overcoming hurdles and learning the skills to run a robust enterprise.
Ready For Anything

How McDonald's Made Me a Better Businessman

The fast-food franchise king served up long-lasting lessons to the eventual founder of Edible Arrangements.
Competitors

How to Deal With Your No. 1 Nemesis

Entrepreneurs must constantly grapple with how to tackle their company's competition. Here are four effective tactics.