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Sometimes it pays to listen to a sales pitch

By KRIS HUNDLEY, Times Staff Writer
© St. Petersburg Times
published February 3, 2003

Here's another sign that business is tough.

Epix Holdings Corp. of Tampa is willing to pay business owners to listen to its sales spiel.

The company, which provides staff leasing and payroll and benefits administration, will give business owners $25 for 25 minutes of their time.

The business owners have to sit still while Epix pitches its services. But at least it isn't asking them to endure a rubber chicken dinner.

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