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Description: Alex Stone and his wife, Marissa McDaniel, both work full time. They have two dogs that they miss during the day, and often have trouble getting home to feed them. “Pets are like children and need to be on a schedule,” Mr. Stone said.

Source: NYTimes.com

Date: Mar 19, 2014

Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/20/business/smallbusiness/start-ups-try-to-grab-a-piece-of-the-55-billion-a-year-pet-industry.html?ref=smallbusiness

Questions for Discussions:

  • What are the common themes associated with these businesses?
  • What other problems faced by pet-owners can be solved by businesses?

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