Service with a smile

Lewis, Len
May 1997
Progressive Grocer;May97, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p19
Trade Publication
Provides information on the study conducted by 4,000 consumers of Yankelovich Partners, a market research firms about customer service. Information about the rating of the survey on supermarkets; Total number of hours that were spend by retail industry in training of employees.


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