TITLE

Dilbert creator draws on local handyman

AUTHOR(S)
Adams, Scott
PUB. DATE
September 1997
SOURCE
Inc.;Sep97, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the business Ralph M. Price Inc., Construction and Handyman Services. How Price started the company; The targeted market as people who are too busy or too incompetent to do maintenance on their homes.
ACCESSION #
9709043852

 

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