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How to start & manage a garden center business

Jerre G. Lewis

How to start & manage a garden center business

a practical way to start your own business

by Jerre G. Lewis

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Lewis & Renn Associates in Interlochen, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Garden centers (Retail trade) -- Management,
  • New business enterprises -- Management,
  • Small business -- Management

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 59-61) and index.

    Other titlesHow to start and manage a garden center business
    Statementby Jerre G. Lewis and Leslie D. Renn.
    ContributionsRenn, Leslie D., 1940-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22943078M
    ISBN 101962875953
    OCLC/WorldCa39730191


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