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2014-07-09 23:00:54

High product specialization characterizes the market for integrated advertising services because such services are very labor-intensive; the knowledge and experience of an agency's staff influence their approach to advertising campaigns, which means that the results that can be attained through a campaign vary by supplier. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the...

2014-07-09 04:21:04

MILTON KEYNES, England, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the World Cup now at the knockout stage, thousands of children across Europe are racing to finish their Brazil 2014 sticker books. But they, and their parents, are unlikely to realise that, because of the relationship between Panini, the only manufacturer permitted to produce FIFA's official Brazil books, and football governing bodies across Europe, it can cost almost EUR565 to collect every sticker, according to rival...

2014-07-08 23:06:57

Eyvon C. Austin, Global Supplier Diversity Director, The Coca-Cola Company, and Larry W. Caldwell, Vice President, IT & Corporate Services Procurement, PepsiCo are Honored Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) bestowed two Applause Awards on leaders who have made exceptional accomplishments that expand opportunities for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) on a national or international level. The honorees were Eyvon C....

2014-07-07 23:07:10

In the Seismic Monitoring Equipment market, the high level of product specialization and high price driver volatility cuts into buyer power, but moderate switching costs and negligible vendor financial risk improve purchasing conditions. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Seismic Monitoring Equipment to its growing collection of procurement category market...

2014-07-07 23:00:16

IBISWorld considers current prices for temporary IT staffing to be low, having increased only marginally since 2011; increased competition from substitutes has tempered price growth, despite growing demand for temporary IT staffing. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the procurement of Temporary IT Staffing in its growing collection of procurement category market research...

2014-07-06 23:02:12

Strengthening production activity across major sectors, such as manufacturing and energy, along with rising input costs have lifted up the price of FR uniforms over the three years to 2014; during the three years to 2017, expanding production capacity and growing raw material prices will prompt suppliers to raise FR uniform prices, but rising competition from imports will keep prices in check. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster,...

2014-07-04 23:03:04

High-visibility uniform prices are expected to rise on the back of the rebounding construction sector in the three years to 2014; due to rising road construction activity, the price of high-visibility uniforms are expected to further increase over the three years to 2017. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of High-Visibility Uniforms to its growing collection...

2014-07-03 12:28:09

PRISM(TM) is delivering the benefits of integrated acquisition modernization DULLES, Va., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Compusearch® is pleased to welcome the USDA's National Finance Center to the ranks of the OMB-designated Federal Shared Services Providers (FSSPs). The National Finance Center also uses Compusearch's PRISM(TM) as the acquisition management system within its integrated business management solution which provides core accounting and procurement services....

2014-07-03 12:21:31

Industry experts to discuss the opportunities for creating mutual value with suppliers when sourcing direct materials in July 16 webinar PITTSBURGH, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Directworks, a leading provider of direct materials sourcing and supplier management software, and Spend Matters, the world's largest online source of procurement-focused research, commentary, technology, and best practice coverage, will host a webinar entitled "Supplier Collaboration in Strategic Sourcing: An...

2014-07-02 23:09:32

Phone and video conferencing equipment is in the decline stage of its life cycle because buyers have many alternatives for phone and video conferencing equipment; the availability of alternatives boosts buying power, as buyers can purchase substitutes or use them as leverage in negotiations with suppliers. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the procurement of Phone &...


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