55 years of grumbling; he's still retiring...sort of

Greene, Michael
December 2001
Furniture/Today;12/17/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 15, p42
Trade Publication
Features the going-to-retire but never does bedding industry businessman, Harry Hocker in the United States. Experiences of Harry in the retailing industry; Impact of businessman J. C. Penny on the life of Harry.


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