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Hauling hunks set up shop in Tampa

The hunks are here! College Hunks Hauling Junk has moved from Washington, D.C., into a new national hub on W Gandy Boulevard in Tampa. Their green-and-orange signs have sprouted all over the city. The company comes equipped with a 25-year-old president, Nick Friedman, and Omar Soliman, a 24-year-old chief executive officer. As college kids, they conceived of the idea as a way to make money during summer vacation. Their business plan? You guessed it. College hunks, hauling junk. The 3-year-old company hauls away your unwanted stuff, and recycles, donates or otherwise disposes of it. The company doesn't want customers getting any funny ideas from their playful name. In announcing its arrival in Tampa, the company carefully pointed out that 'hunks' means "clean-cut, hard-working, pleasant, educated, friendly, personable, courteous." Some of the "hunks'' might be women, and some might not even be college students. They just have to adhere to the "clean-cut" persona.

Hauling hunks set up shop in Tampa 03/19/08 [Last modified: Friday, March 21, 2008 10:56am]
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