Peace offering

Pulling, Jenny
February 2000
Cabinet Maker;02/18/2000, Issue 5175, p12
Trade Publication
Focuses on the furniture retailers' offer of warranties as part of a sale in light of an increase in consumer demand. Customers' demand for warranties especially in the leather sector; Scheme mechanics; Advantages of offering warranties. INSET: Who offers what?.


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