2003: slow sales, departures and comebacks

January 2004
Cabinet Maker;1/9/2004, Issue 5370, p6
Trade Publication
Focuses on the performance of the British furniture industry in 2003. Sales performance; Mergers and acquisitions; Products launched; Advertising activities.


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