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Buying your own small business

Brian R. Smith

Buying your own small business

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Published by S. Greene Press, Distributed by Viking Penguin in Lexington, Mass, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Small business -- Management.,
  • Self-employed.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesYour three-year business plan for buying a small business. 1985.
    StatementBrian R. Smith, Thomas L. West.
    ContributionsWest, Thomas L., 1936-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD62.7 .S62 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 118, 28 p., [2] folded leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2856819M
    ISBN 100866160477
    LC Control Number84019390


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