An air of general optimism for retailers

Friars, Austin
January 2004
Cabinet Maker;1/23/2004, Issue 5372, p8
Trade Publication
Focuses on the financial performance of furniture industry in Great Britain. Corporate profit of companies; Optimism of furniture retailers; Decline of Marks & Spencer PLC sales.


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