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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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The Newly Launched International Market & Competitive Intelligence Magazine Is Valuable Reading

The Newly Launched International Market & Competitive Intelligence Magazine Is Valuable Reading

The International Market & Competitive Intelligence (IMCI) Magazine is a newly launched open source publication that focuses on competitive and market intelligence topics. The Editor in Chief is Rom Gayoso,…

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Indexes Added to the Supply Market Intelligence Virtual Library in the First Half of 2021

Indexes Added to the Supply Market Intelligence Virtual Library in the First Half of 2021

In simplest terms, an index directs you to relevant data. The concept of an index is not a modern one. The origins of the word, index, derive from in (Latin),…

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GovExec Acquires Military Periscope and Government Contracting Institute

GovExec Acquires Military Periscope and Government Contracting Institute

This move furthers GovExec’s transformation into a data and insights services company for the public sector. GovExec, an information services provider for government leaders and contractors, has acquired two contracting…

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Solar Energy Industries Association Launches Diverse Suppliers Database

Solar Energy Industries Association Launches Diverse Suppliers Database

Earlier this month, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) launched the Diverse Suppliers Database, “a free platform that will highlight and elevate minority, women, disabled, veteran, and LGBTQ+ owned businesses…

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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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New SIA-Bullhorn Staffing Indicator Tracks the Latest Trends in Temporary Work

New SIA-Bullhorn Staffing Indicator Tracks the Latest Trends in Temporary Work

In April, SIA and Bullhorn announced the launch of  SIA | Bullhorn Staffing Indicator. Bullhorn is a cloud computing company that helps staffing and recruiting organizations transform their businesses, and…

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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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Spend Matters Updates Free SolutionMap Rankings for Spring, Launches TechMatch and Releases “Procurement Technology Buyer’s Guide”

Spend Matters Updates Free SolutionMap Rankings for Spring, Launches TechMatch and Releases “Procurement Technology Buyer’s Guide”

Spend Matters has had a productive spring and that is very good news for buyers of procurement technology solutions. Spend Matters has announced its updated free SolutionMap rankings for the Spring…

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Easter Chocolate Supplier Scorecard: Good Eggs and Not So Good Eggs

Easter Chocolate Supplier Scorecard: Good Eggs and Not So Good Eggs

Nothing announces Spring quite like a chocolate Easter bunny or egg. It is good to know that there is a way to see which chocolate companies are supplying their products…

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