Real costs in the world of retailing

January 2004
Cabinet Maker;1/30/2004, Issue 5373, p7
Trade Publication
Focuses on the analysis of trading patterns in the furniture industry in England. Production of economic indicators; Importance for manufacturers to take a good look at the statistics; Advantage of customer service.


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