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Commodities Market Intelligence Offerings Update

Commodities Market Intelligence Offerings Update

As we go into 2022 with inflation concerns, rise of a new COVID-19 variant, and continued supply disruptions and shortages, challenges will continue and most likely increase for buyers of…

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Supply Market Research Trends for Procurement and Supply Chain: 2021 Update

Supply Market Research Trends for Procurement and Supply Chain: 2021 Update

Our book, Supply Market Intelligence for Procurement Professionals: Research, Process, and Resources, was published in 2015. To keep up with the continuously evolving and changing nature of supply market intelligence,…

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A Look at the Coupa App Marketplace with Focus on Intelligence Providers

A Look at the Coupa App Marketplace with Focus on Intelligence Providers

Last month, Coupa Software announced the launch of its Coupa App Marketplace, which according to Roger Goulart, executive vice president, Alliances and Business Development, is a “significant evolution of our…

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Newly Launched BBQ Index Highlights Supply Chain Disruptions and the Meat Industry

Newly Launched BBQ Index Highlights Supply Chain Disruptions and the Meat Industry

C2ER, the publisher of the Cost of Living Index (COLI), launched a BBQ index (US) to signify which metro areas and states have the most and least expensive prices of…

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Announcing New Market Landscape Map Collection for Identifying Disruptors and Startups

Announcing New Market Landscape Map Collection for Identifying Disruptors and Startups

Landscape maps are helpful in identifying startups that are innovating and disrupting in tech-forward markets and for discovering potential suppliers, partners, and/or competitors. The maps included in the collection cover…

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Clarivate Introduces Cortellis Supply Chain Network to Connect Buyers and Sellers in Pharma Supply Chains

Clarivate Introduces Cortellis Supply Chain Network to Connect Buyers and Sellers in Pharma Supply Chains

Clarivate announced the launch of the Cortellis Supply Chain Network, a part of the Cortellis suite of life science intelligence solutions. “The solution supports generics companies, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) manufacturers,…

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Thomas Reveals Top Sourced Industrial Products and Services in Q2 2021

Thomas Reveals Top Sourced Industrial Products and Services in Q2 2021

The trend data found in the 2021 Q2 Sourcing Activity Snapshot (Thomas Index Report, July) allows you to see what procurement professionals and engineers were sourcing on Thomasnet.com. The top…

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Mid-Year Update: Focus on Supply Market Research and Information Provider Partnerships

Mid-Year Update: Focus on Supply Market Research and Information Provider Partnerships

Partnerships that formed in the first half of 2021 reveal the strategic direction of various supply markets, in addition to the suppliers and companies that compete in those markets. Here…

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Technomic’s New TIndex Tracks the U.S. Foodservice Industry

Technomic’s New TIndex Tracks the U.S. Foodservice Industry

Technomic has just released its first TIndex (Technomic Index) to provide a benchmark to help analysts, researchers, and industry leaders track the health of the foodservice industry in the United…

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Sourcing Related Alternative Data Announcements: The Data Marketplace Trend Continues

Sourcing Related Alternative Data Announcements: The Data Marketplace Trend Continues

The data marketplace trend continues with these two announcements involving alternative supplier and sourcing related data. Thomas and Bloomberg On March 16, 2021, Thomas announced that it will provide industrial…

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