Beyond 2000

Field, Christopher
May 1998
Cabinet Maker;05/29/98, Issue 5090, p14
Trade Publication
Discusses the need for furniture retailers to upgrade their systems in preparation for the Year 2000 and the European Monetary Union. High technology options; Low technology changes needed; Internet use.


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