TITLE

Survey warns: Don't look like your hurting

PUB. DATE
May 2001
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;05/21/2001, Vol. 25 Issue 36, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights a survey by George S. May International which cautions retailers against allowing customers to perceive that their store is having difficulties in the wake of the economic slowdown in the United States in 2001. Businesses most damaged by the soft economy; Growth-oriented actions planned by retailers in responded to the lagging economy; Impact of the economy on business.
ACCESSION #
4492444

 

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