Losing direction and a family formula

April 2003
Cabinet Maker;4/11/2003, Issue 5332, p7
Trade Publication
Focuses on the performance of the furniture firm Ducal in Great Britain. Effect of the resignation of Geoffrey Wiseman on the performance of the company; Lack of expertise; Views of the retailers on the move of Wiseman.


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