TITLE

Small stores face tough task buying right system

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, Gary
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;9/24/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article reflects the opinion of the author on the challenges faced independent retailers of home furnishings industry concerning the implementation of task buying right system in the U.S. According to the author, small retailers cannot compete with the container-sized shipments of big companies. He said that though there are also advantages that can be taken from the system, the small industries have to initiate moves the overcome the challenges associated with it.
ACCESSION #
26759071

 

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