Itching for a Bite of the Lice Business
Last October, Melanie Greifer’s two daughters came home with head lice. The Manhattan pediatrician spent two weeks buying over-the-counter treatments and diligently combing out the girls’ hair, but she could never completely rid them of the infestation. Greifer finally turned to a business called Lice Treatment Center that sent someone to pick the lice and eggs, or nits, from the girls’ scalps and treat them with special shampoos. Greifer didn’t blink at the $100-an-hour fee. “At that moment, I’d have given my left arm to have someone come and take care of this,” she says.
To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.
If you believe that you may have received this message in error please let us know.
- Fewest Jobless Claims Since 1973 Show Firm U.S. Job Market
- Germans Are Going Wild for a Show Set During the Dawn of the Nazis
- Greenwich Mansion Listings Pulled to Wait for a Better Day
- The U.K.'s $86 Billion Pension Problem Is About to Solve Itself
- U.S. Senate Adopts Budget, Giving Momentum to Trump's Tax-Cut Plans