TITLE

Shoppers complaints about pricing increase

PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
Cabinet Maker;7/30/2004, Issue 5399, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the complaints of consumers on the pricing methods of furniture retailers in Great Britain. Increase in the issues over selling techniques of retailers; Concern of shoppers on the unfair terms and conditions; Percentage of substandard goods and services in the upholstery complaints.
ACCESSION #
14042844

 

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