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2014-07-01 12:20:52

DO NOT CONFUSE THIS NATIONAL REPORT with the various regional purchasing reports released across the country. The national report's information reflects the entire United States, while the regional reports contain primarily regional data from their local vicinities. Also, the information in the regional reports is not used in calculating the results of the national report. The information compiled in this report is for the month of June 2014. TEMPE, Ariz., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --...

2014-06-30 23:05:58

Buyers have benefited from steadily falling prices for security software over the past decade; free security software has made strong inroads into the market in recent years, and its position as a viable (though lower quality) alternative to paid security software has forced suppliers to lower their prices to remain competitive. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the...

2014-06-30 23:05:08

To provide more value, suppliers are increasingly developing new technologies to make resilient flooring more durable and more moisture resistant and these efforts have supported price growth during the period; however, the large pool of suppliers combined with the high availability of substitutes has given buyers greater leverage during the negotiation process. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster, business intelligence firm IBISWorld...

2014-06-29 23:03:20

Due to the availability of substitutes for project management software and the market’s early life cycle stage, prices remain fairly stable, benefiting the buyer. 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 Project Management Software in its growing collection of procurement category market research reports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 Project...

2014-06-27 23:07:29

The executive search services market is highly fragmented, with about 35,000 providers competing against one another for business; as a result, most buyers will have many potential suppliers to choose from, and can leverage them against one another to secure the best deal. 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 Executive Search Services in its growing...

2014-06-27 23:02:11

Moderate growth in consumer spending, industrial production and trade have heightened demand for local trucking; however, suppliers’ declining fuel costs, stable wages and high level of price-based competition have tempered price growth. 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 Local Freight Trucking Services in its growing collection of procurement category...

2014-06-26 23:15:01

ESM Solutions will roll out a comprehensive eProcurement solution to improve the State’s purchasing process. Warrington, PA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 ESM Solutions®, a leading provider of spend management and eProcurement solutions for the public sector, announced an agreement with the State of South Dakota for a comprehensive procure-to-pay solution. After considering options, the State of South Dakota elected to rejoin the ESM Solutions’ customer base. As per the agreement, ESM...

2014-06-26 23:14:07

Buyers of insurance claims processing services face high switching costs, but they are also aided by low market share concentration and a high availability of substitutes. 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 Insurance Claims Processing Services to its growing collection of procurement category market research reports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014...

2014-06-26 23:11:18

Prices of antiviral drugs have been increasing over the past three years, with rising demand from the growing number of insured patients and new patents allowing suppliers to charge premium prices with little competition from generic manufacturers; however, stronger competition from generics will help mitigate price increases as patents for major antiviral drugs expire during the next three years. For these reasons and to help procurement professionals make better buying decisions faster,...

2014-06-26 23:11:02

Rogue Technology Spending Rooted in Sourcing Processes That Are Not Designed for Speed Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 NPI, a leading spend management consulting firm, advises enterprises to make fundamental changes to sourcing processes and behavior in an effort to rein in shadow IT spending. Experts estimate that unsanctioned, decentralized IT purchasing in the average enterprise amounts to as much as 20 percent of the entire IT budget. NPI’s research into more than 400...


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