changing competitive position of department stores in the United States by merchandise lines
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changing competitive position of department stores in the United States by merchandise lines a new approach to more productive retail distribution. by Robert David Entenberg

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in [Pittsburgh] .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Department stores -- United States

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 188-190.

LC ClassificationsHF5465.U4 E5 1961
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 196 p.
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5817735M
LC Control Number61002715

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