Episode Notes according to Boss Files with Poppy Harlow
Edible Arrangements founder Tariq Farid turned a single flower shop selling creative fruit baskets into a multimillion-dollar global business with 1,200+ franchisees. An immigrant from Pakistan who moved to the United States when he was 13 years old, he responds to recent rhetoric around immigration and says diversity is key to America’s strength. He shares the lessons learned from his first job working at McDonalds and calls for more recognition of small business owners by leaders in Washington. Produced by Haley Draznin, CNN.