TITLE

Next for the bad news

PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Cabinet Maker;9/23/2005, Issue 5457, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the pitiful growth of furniture retailers in the market based on the report from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) in Great Britain. Comment of Next chief executive Simon Wolfson on the downward growth of their company's retail sales; Prediction of business failures from furniture retail companies; Implications of the growth in sales volume.
ACCESSION #
18485627

 

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