Purchasing Agent; Magazine of Centralized Buying Volume 8, No. 1

Purchasing Agent; Magazine of Centralized Buying Volume 8, No. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...of circumstances within their limitations. The various problems that are confronting our country and will continue to confront our country they can combat to the extreme of their physical possibilities by the brain power that they can command with their immense resources. And all the while that big business is choosing their course of action, little business is trying to adjust itself to the conditions that have been created partly as the result of this choosing and partly as the result of natural laws. There is some consolation to little business in the fact that there is the same opportunity for expansion still running around loose as made possible the expansion of some of our present day giant industries, and with this as an incentive there is certainly nothing to fear along these r lines for the future of our country. But there is much to fear from enshackling legislation--the results of which can only be problematical, and the possibilities of what might have been without such legislation also only problematical. As stated before, whether industrial activity is created by war or peace makes no material difference--so long as there is activity. And that there will be activity very shortly is the consensus of opinion, borne out by a logical survey of conditions, both present and potential. COR several years before the active participation 1 of the United States in the World War very many industries were strained to their utmost to satisfy the demands that were being made upon them. This condition had been brought about as a natural consequence of the inability of foreign manufacturers to force their production to the point required by their necessities. Due to the activity thereby created, it was natural that by a slow evolutionary...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236768531
  • 9781236768537