Warning on cost of discounting

May 2004
Cabinet Maker;5/28/2004, Issue 5390, p3
Trade Publication
Makes observations on the sales promotions offered by the retail furniture industry in Great Britain. Delay of purchases by consumers until winter sales after Christmas; Ineffectiveness of the marketing strategy; Redundancy of sales offers.


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