Independent retailing a money-making manual by Harold Shaffer

Cover of: Independent retailing | Harold Shaffer

Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .

Written in English

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  • Retail trade -- Management.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementHarold Shaffer, Herbert Greenwald.
ContributionsGreenwald, Herbert, 1912- joint author.
LC ClassificationsHF5429 .S488
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 401 p. :
Number of Pages401
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4880734M
ISBN 100134567803
LC Control Number76009076

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