TITLE

Guest Commentary: In 2010, it's optimists vs. pessimists

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Fred
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Home Channel News;12/14/2009, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the significance of information in planning for 2010. He says that the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) believes that crisis in the home improvement industry will stop in 2010. He mentions that the optimists and the pessimists are both right regarding 2010, that there will be things that will go right and wrong. He notes that information, balance, and right decisions can help enjoy 2010.
ACCESSION #
47155075

 

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