TITLE

Lights Dim at Retail Stores in California

PUB. DATE
February 2001
SOURCE
Chain Store Age;Feb2001, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on the effect of the electric power crisis in California on the state's retail trade. Conservation methods adopted by Home Depot; Advice to retailers. INSET: Real-Time Pricing Can Cut Energy Bills, Survey Says.
ACCESSION #
4067917

 

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