More retailers (both large and small) view the new year with pessimism

Kidd, Andrew
January 1998
Cabinet Maker;01/23/98, Issue 5072, p8
Trade Publication
Cites the findings of the `Cabinet Maker' journal and Lombard Tricity Finance's report `Business Trends Survey' in Great Britain. Includes a decline of optimism among furniture retailers; Slowdown of sales growth despite rises in margin and selling prices; Regional variations; Upholstery sales growth in autumn 1997.


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