Retailers urged to back carpet week initiative

April 2001
Cabinet Maker;04/20/2001, Issue 5234, p3
Trade Publication
Reports that Great Britain furniture retailers are being urged to support the April 2001 National Carpet Week and National Carpet Day to boost sales.


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