TITLE

Here and There

AUTHOR(S)
Leand, Judy
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
SGB;Jan2006, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the transit strike in New York City. The city has become a nightmare to navigate, replete with total gridlock, freezing temperatures, and commuting options. Flexibility and innovative problem solving will become increasingly critical ingredients to success in the sporting goods industry. It offers solution for ending the transit strike.
ACCESSION #
19639973

 

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