Is there a future for agents?

Lewis, Mark
February 2005
Cabinet Maker;2/18/2005, Issue 5426, p10
Trade Publication
Forecasts the application of agents to established the presence of overseas companies in Great Britain. Impact of brokers for building foreign furniture manufacture; Way of using agent in tandem with British employees; Reason for the easier entry of furniture business in the region.


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