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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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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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DHL Global Connectedness Index 2020 Assesses Globalization During COVID-19

DHL Global Connectedness Index 2020 Assesses Globalization During COVID-19

DHL and the NYU Stern School of Business today released the DHL Global Connectedness Index 2020 (GCI), and this year provides an assessment of globalization during the spreading COVID-19 pandemic.…

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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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Slack’s Future Forum Launches Remote Employee Experience Index

Slack’s Future Forum Launches Remote Employee Experience Index

Slack is launching the Future Forum consortium, which will help companies make the transformations necessary to thrive in the new economy. “The Future Forum is dedicated to the concept that…

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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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Supply Chain Transparency in the News: Tiffany Shares Craftsmanship Journey and Innovative Deforestation Efforts from Walmart and Unilever

Supply Chain Transparency in the News: Tiffany Shares Craftsmanship Journey and Innovative Deforestation Efforts from Walmart and Unilever

Tiffany & Co. Saying it is an industry first, Tiffany & Co. announced they will share, starting in October, the “full craftsmanship journey of its newly sourced, individually registered diamonds…

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Institute for Supply Management Launches Hospital PMI, Renames Non-Manufacturing Index to Services PMI, and Redesigns Website

Institute for Supply Management Launches Hospital PMI, Renames Non-Manufacturing Index to Services PMI, and Redesigns Website

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) launched its first Hospital PMI, which assesses domestic hospital supply chains, and is the first vertical ISM Report On Business. ISM collaborated with the Association…

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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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