In search of a merchant

Sloan, Carole
November 2002
Home Textiles Today;11/11/2002, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p16
Trade Publication
Discusses credit policies among retailers in the United States. Massachusetts' investigation on Kohl's business practices; Federated's effort to expand the customer base of the Fingerhut; Sears' problem of debt provisions.


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