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Mr. Fix-It to the rescue

Repairing busted products — any products — may not provide a direct profit, but that customer service will pay off down the road
By Nick Bullock
Published: January 14, 2014
It’s that time of year again. The holidays are over, and kids have already broken the blades on their new remote-controlled helicopters — so they head to their local hobby store for help.

But what is a store to do when it didn’t sell that heli? What is a store to do when that heli is a cheap knock-off product from China without any sort of replacement parts?

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