TITLE

Kmart's woes led me down a discount memory lane

AUTHOR(S)
Gunin, Joan
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;3/4/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 26, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the psychological effects of the bankruptcy of Kmart Corp. on patrons in the U.S. Symbolism of the company on the past generation; Reminiscence on the layout of the Kmart store in New Jersey; Lament on the earlier time of the author's life.
ACCESSION #
6306186

 

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