Strong sales prompt confidence for Easter

April 2004
Cabinet Maker;4/9/2004, Issue 5383, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on the continued sales growth for furniture and floor coverings retailers in Great Britain. Strength of consumer confidence; Decline of overall retail sales; Impact of higher Council Tax bills and interest rate on consumer confidence.


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