Not all offshore outsourcing is bad: Suppose you want to buy a personalized, hand-painted BEWARE OF DOG sign, complete with a cartoon rendering of your own mutt’s lovable mug. Don’t tell Lou Dobbs, but you’re better off looking abroad.
Michelle Page discovered the signs in Nepal and saw a cross-cultural business opportunity. Now she pays 55 Nepalese artists to stand at the ready and paint your pets in glorious color. (Each portrait will set you back $250, plus shipping and handling.) None of the dogs look especially dangerous. Some are blessed with the title ENLIGHTENED DOG: Intruders, beware — instant karma’s gonna get you!
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