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Benson Taps ‘Doggonomics’

Benson, NC
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The podcast Municipal Equation digs into Benson's canine initiatives.

BENSON, NC – March 2018

How do dogs figure into economic development?

It’s no joke. Ask the analysts who take economic vitals from man’s best friend. Ask the industries that profit majorly from pet ownership. Or, ask the Town of Benson, which em-barked on a dog-focused project to fetch economic bone-efits.

Explained on the latest episode of the Municipal Equation podcast, it’s a cool angle on business growth, creative use of resources and partnerships.