TITLE

Retailer-wholesaler relations feel the pinch

AUTHOR(S)
Longman, Louise
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Travel Weekly Australia;12/15/2007, Issue 31, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a difficult year between retailers and wholesalers for 2007. Retailers are trying to squeeze suppliers without preferred partnership deals. According to Simon Hills, chairman of Council of Australian Tour Operators, retail head offices were oblivious to the narrow margins involved in the wholesale sector. Moreover, he will fight the hypocrisy of franchise head offices, claiming individual agent were happy to deal with wholesalers, but head offices were purely after volume.
ACCESSION #
24177303

 

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