A gateway to business

March 2005
Cabinet Maker;3/18/2005, Issue 5430, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on the plan to market the work of several furniture designer and makers under the Purple Leaf banner as part of a government scheme to help makers in the Chilterns area in England. Aim of the Chilterns Enterprise Gateway to create a furniture design center; Assistance given to manufacturers on issues such as marketing and selling; Hope to gain more commercial success in the industry.


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