Rhino with a soft side

August 2001
Cabinet Maker;8/31/2001, Issue 5253, p28
Trade Publication
Profiles Mike Clare, marketing director of Dreams in Great Britain. Development of the company in furniture trade for ten years; Plans of having 100 bed shops; Career history.


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