TITLE

Cast the net wide for the future

AUTHOR(S)
de Melim, Richard
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Cabinet Maker;6/2/2006, Issue 5490, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides insights on the importance of the Internet for the furniture industry. The Internet can be used by retailers to promote their wares or sell directly online. Rapid growth has been indicated by reports on online sales. Similarly, the "Cabinet Maker" magazine is launching its first weekly online newsletter to give updated information to its readers.
ACCESSION #
21145628

 

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