TITLE

One retailer's success story

PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;7/7/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 43, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the total return rate of case goods manufacturer Durham Furniture in the U.S. Difficulty to acquire perfect quality in the furniture industry; Sale made by Krispin's Contemporary Furnishings; Description of a strong customer service experience.
ACCESSION #
10201499

 

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