Tag: pet business

Lane Nemeth: Success in Direct Selling and Multi-Level Marketing

| September 12, 2010 | 4 Comments
Lane Nemeth: Success in Direct Selling and Multi-Level Marketing

Lane Nemeth is one of the most successful woman entrepreneurs today. She founded Discovery Toys in 1978, a direct sales business of educational and fun toys for children, growing it to more than $100 million in sales. Now, she heads Petlane, another direct sales business, this time focusing on the pet industry. Learn about her road to success.

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Carol Perkins: How Sickness Helped Her Discover a Lucrative New Business

| September 3, 2009 | 0 Comments
Carol Perkins: How Sickness Helped Her Discover a Lucrative New Business

Carol Perkins was leading a glamorous life as a model, until she got sick. Now home-bound, she retreated from the world with dogs as her constant companion. She started to sew and create outfits for the dogs of her friends and neighbors, which launched her Harry Barker line of pet accessories and doggie beds.

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David Marcks: It’s a Geese of a Home Business!

| February 20, 2006 | 4 Comments
David Marcks: It’s a Geese of a Home Business!

David Marcks discovered a lucrative business opportunity when his dog chased away the geese at a golf course. Today, Geese Police, a company that uses dogs to chase geese, is a multi-million business with several offices across the U.S.

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Chilly-Dawg: Tapping the Growing Gourmet Pet Food Market 2

| April 18, 2005 | 1 Comment
Chilly-Dawg: Tapping the Growing Gourmet Pet Food Market 2

People enjoy eating ice cream, so why shouldn’t dogs enjoy ice cream, too? Sounds preposterous for some but the lack of frozen delights specifically made for pet dogs gave Becky Marshall of Chicago, Illinois this bright and unique idea to start a business offering all natural frozen treats for canine pets.

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Chilly-Dawg: Tapping the Growing Gourmet Pet Food Market

| April 18, 2005 | 3 Comments
Chilly-Dawg: Tapping the Growing Gourmet Pet Food Market

People enjoy eating ice cream, so why shouldn’t dogs enjoy ice cream, too? Sounds preposterous for some but the lack of frozen delights specifically made for pet dogs gave Becky Marshall of Chicago, Illinois this bright and unique idea to start a business offering all natural frozen treats for canine pets.

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