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Oliphant, Jane
March 2004
Cabinet Maker;3/5/2004, Issue 5378, p16
Trade Publication
Delves into the issue of furniture retail businesses moving out of towns and into warehouse units in Great Britain. Subjectiveness of new development of retail parks to decisions by the British government; Reasons why furniture retail companies are moving out of the main business area; Challenges faced by the retail business.


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