TITLE

Singing the blues...softly

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, Gary
PUB. DATE
March 2001
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;03/19/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 28, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the furniture and retail industry's coping with the downturn of the United States economy. Effect of declining stock values; Concern with inventory; Pricing strategies; Favorable outlook on the business climate.
ACCESSION #
4225285

 

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