TITLE

Value-added services on Web site build loyality

AUTHOR(S)
Feldman, Bill; Feldman, Patty
PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
National Home Center News;08/10/98, Vol. 24 Issue 15, p97
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the online marketing programs of tool manufacturers. Significance of selling wares online and adding value-added services; Details on the Web site of Wickes company; Plan of Valley Supply to furnish low-cost desktop personal computers.
ACCESSION #
995319

 

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