Panel: Give us communication standards

Thomas, Larry
December 2000
Furniture/Today;12/18/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 15, p13
Trade Publication
Reports on an panel discussion at the 2000 Furniture/Today Leadership Conference in Palm Beach, Florida which focused on the lack of a common electronic platform that would allow furniture retailers, manufacturers and suppliers to exchange real-time information. Criticism of the industry's apparent reluctance to adopt a standard platform; Inhibition of the ability of manufacturers and retailers to communication. INSET: 'Doctors' offer profit prescription.


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