A Letter From The Publisher, May 19, 1947

Those of you who have had a chance to talk to businessmen home from Europe have undoubtedly benefited by their first-hand observations of the European scene, and have found that such a viewpoint provides a matter-of-fact, often illuminating postscript to the excellent reports of trained American journalists. A case in point is TIME's advertising director, Harry Phillips, who went to England, France, Belgium, Switzerland and The Netherlands to examine postwar business conditions there and to talk to exporters about advertising in TIME Inc.'s overseas editions. Some excerpts from his strictly personal report of...

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