No delivery for me, thank you

October 2003
Cabinet Maker;10/3/2003, Issue 5358, p3
Trade Publication
Focuses on the response of an independent retailer on comments about direct home delivery. Suggestion that direct home delivery might decrease the number of damages if items were handled less often; Preference for a businessman who makes principled decisions; Contribution of direct home deliveries in increasing price wars between retailers.


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