Business barometer

Kirkby, Andrea
June 2003
Cabinet Maker;6/27/2003, Issue 5344, p10
Trade Publication
Discusses the importance of factoring in the weather in a sales strategy. Weather forecasting; Business statistics; Impact of climate change on stock decisions. INSET: Checklist.


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