Dilbert creator draws on local handyman

Adams, Scott
September 1997
Inc.;Sep97, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p24
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.


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