Open and shut

Danby, Sandy
January 1999
Cabinet Maker;01/08/99, Issue 5120, p1
Trade Publication
Speculates on whether British retailers will experience good business on the New Year's Day weekend of year 2000. Retailers' sales experience during the 1998 Christmas weekend; Need for retailers to decide early on whether to open or close their businesses during the New Year weekend.


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