Kacey's camera phones proving picture perfect

August 2006
Furniture/Today;8/7/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 47, p20
Trade Publication
The article reports on the use of camera phones by drivers of Kacey Fine Furniture to document deliveries. According to company president Leslie Fishbein, pictures could be taken to show that delivery men have not broken anything or damaged walls or floors. When there are damaged merchandise, pictures are taken and electronically mailed to the manufacturer, making claims and replacements faster. The phones can also be used as sales stimulators.


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