Spectra Spotlight

April 2004
Progressive Grocer;4/15/2004, Vol. 83 Issue 6, p6
Trade Publication
Presents a chart on the consumption index of flashlights in the U.S. based on lifestyle as of April 15, 2004. Upscale suburbs; Working-class towns; Rural towns and farms.


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