TITLE

In brief

PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Cabinet Maker;3/5/2004, Issue 5378, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports developments related to furniture industry in Great Britain as of March 2004. Impact of inflationary pressures on causing the Bank of England to increase interest rates; Increase in business and consumer confidence according Shop and Display Equipment Association; Effort of John Owens, a furniture owner to provide bail in charges with evading tobacco duty.
ACCESSION #
12474483

 

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