San Francisco Music Box changes tune

McCloud, John
October 2002
Shopping Center World;Oct2002, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p10
Trade Publication
Reports the business planning of the San Francisco Music Box Co. in California. Target clientele of the management; Plans of the company to close underperforming stores; Expansion on product offerings.


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