Black, white and grey are the three colours of a free market

Ritson, Mark
June 2002
Marketing (00253650);6/13/2002, p18
Trade Publication
Focuses on the remarkable ways in which free markets tend to evolve. Attempt of marketers to restrict the distribution of products; Differences in the distribution channels between black, white and grey markets; Beauty and complexity of markets.


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