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Filling A Knead

Rub it in, for pets' sake, cut the fat.

This story appears in the September 1998 issue of Business Start-Ups magazine.

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Founder David Jacobson, 32, already owned a Los Angeles-based vitamin company when he stumbled across the coin-operated massage chairs at a trade show. By the time his five-minute massage was over, he was sold.

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