TITLE

Easy does it for UK arrivals

PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Cabinet Maker;10/1/2004, Issue 5408, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article analyses the prospects of foreign retailer in Great Britain. Great Britain is an alluring destination for overseas furniture retailers. Despite it's saturated and notoriously price sensitive environment, those with an eye on global expansion have smelled profits in Great Britain's damp, fresh air. Experts believe that there is good business to be made in the UK for foreign retailers, but they must be prepared to bide their time. So, the message is very clear, any company with attractive products, at good price points, with high-quality after-sales service can prosper.
ACCESSION #
14936656

 

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