Good morning, PR pros:
Uber is piloting a feature called “Uber Pet,” which gives Fido the chance to come along for the ride.
The feature debuts Oct. 16 in Nashville; Austin, Texas; Minneapolis; Phoenix; Denver; Philadelphia; and Tampa Bay, Florida. Drivers can opt in to giving rides to passengers with pets in exchange for a surcharge.
Expanding your products and services offering should be based on consumer behavior and what’s most important to them. For Uber, that meant looking at the challenge for many passengers bringing Fido along for the ride. It can also serve as a reminder that pet-friendly offices can provide prospective employees with a nice perk and decreased stress.
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