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Newly Identified Target Industries for Local Diverse Economies

Newly Identified Target Industries for Local Diverse Economies

Recently, the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) identified new target industries for Southern Nevada. In 2017, LVGEA, recognizing the need for the region to diversify its economic base, published…

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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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Procurement and Supply Chain Professional Associations for Research, Networking, Education, and Certification

Procurement and Supply Chain Professional Associations for Research, Networking, Education, and Certification

Associations are key providers of market and industry information. They provide opportunities to network with like-minded professionals and are the entities that develop and enforce industry standards, produce certification programs,…

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Supply Market Research and Information Trends 2020

Supply Market Research and Information Trends 2020

Scanning new resource launches and updates to include in ProcureSearch gives us a unique view into the supply market intelligence space. Every year end we write about the trends we…

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S&P Global and IHS Markit Merger: Initial Thoughts

S&P Global and IHS Markit Merger: Initial Thoughts

On Nov. 30, 2020, S&P Global and IHS Markit announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to combine in an all-stock transaction which values IHS Markit at an…

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IRI Acquires Supply Chain Analytics Provider RSi

IRI Acquires Supply Chain Analytics Provider RSi

On October 8, 2020, IRI, a global research and services firm for consumer, CPG, retail and media companies, announced it has acquired Retail Solutions, Inc. (RSi), a provider of supply…

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New Lehigh Business Supply Chain Risk Management Index Ranks Key Areas of Risk

New Lehigh Business Supply Chain Risk Management Index Ranks Key Areas of Risk

The Lehigh Business Supply Chain Risk Management Index (LRMI), developed by the Center for Supply Chain Research at Lehigh University and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, has recently…

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ICIS Acquires Chemical Data to Expand Delivery of Global Petrochemical Market Analysis and Price Benchmarks

ICIS Acquires Chemical Data to Expand Delivery of Global Petrochemical Market Analysis and Price Benchmarks

Two key chemical market research providers are merging to provide expanded delivery of global petrochemical market analysis and price benchmarks. It’s pretty big news. ICIS announced on July 13, it…

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Results from Coupa’s Q2 2020 Business Spend Index Reveal Drop in Spend Sentiment in All Sectors Except Health & Life Sciences

Results from Coupa’s Q2 2020 Business Spend Index Reveal Drop in Spend Sentiment in All Sectors Except Health & Life Sciences

Concerning spending and the economic outlook for businesses, cautious is the clear sentiment.  The Q2 2020 Coupa Business Spend Index shows that, except for Health & Sciences, business spend sentiment…

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Check Here to See COVID-19 Supply-Related Market Intelligence Resources that are Launching Daily

Check Here to See COVID-19 Supply-Related Market Intelligence Resources that are Launching Daily

New COVID-19 supply-related market intelligence resources are launching daily. Many supply-related market intelligence providers are stepping up by providing free and specialized offerings in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Here…

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