Sales Management Volume 3

Sales Management Volume 3

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ... same space which accommodated only one hundred of the old variety. A modification of this package has for instance brought about a revolution in the shipping of coffee and tea to the consumer. Until near the end of the war all wholesalers of tea and coffee packed their products in tin boxes, believing that this was the only means whereby the flavor and character of the contents could be preserved. During the war however, the government placed restrictions on the use of tin and it became necessary for them to find some substitute which would keep these beverages from depreciating as a result of climatic changes. A solution of their difficulty was found in the cardboard box, sealed with paraffine or wax, the contents also wrapped in waxed paper. Today practically all coffee and almost all tea companies use this form of packing instead of the old tin or tin foil. By so doing they also effected a considerable saving in the original cost of the container. One merchant conducted a series of tests of the quality of his teas after six months packing, one lot in a tin box and the other in cardboard. The opinion of an expert was that the latter was far the better. Of less utilitarian value, but of an equal worth in reducing discomfort and adding to the convenience of the user, has been the change wrought in the packing and handling of resin for violinists. Until a few years ago all violin resin came in the form of a thick solid wheel, which the violinist was obliged to take in his fingers and rub along the hair on his bow. By this means not only the bow, but his hands as well, were thoroughly resined and this, causing his fingers to stick to the strings, oftentimes interfered with his playing. Moreover, constantly rubbing the bow over one place in...show more

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  • Paperback | 282 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 508g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236922603
  • 9781236922601