TITLE

In brief

PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Cabinet Maker;3/12/2004, Issue 5379, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents news updates concerning the furniture industry in Great Britain as of March 12, 2004. Increase in the number of complaints against MFI as received by ComplainDomain; BFM Manager Development Group's plan for a series of factory visits in the Midlands in April; Chelsom's sale of its architectural lighting division to its management.
ACCESSION #
12942997

 

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