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Wells Fargo Introduces Tool to Measure Supply Chain Constraints

Wells Fargo Introduces Tool to Measure Supply Chain Constraints

Wells Fargo has announced that it has built its own tool, The Pressure Gauge, to answer the one question “that business owners, policymakers, consumers and financial markets” have all been…

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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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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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Support for Resilience and Growth: SBA Launches 20 New Women’s Business Centers and a Free Interactive Learning Platform

Support for Resilience and Growth: SBA Launches 20 New Women’s Business Centers and a Free Interactive Learning Platform

Recently the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the launch of 20 new Women’s Business Centers (WBC) and a free digital e-learning platform geared to help women entrepreneurs grow and…

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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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In 2021, Stay Informed and Entertained with These Procurement and Supply Chain Management Blogs and Podcasts

In 2021, Stay Informed and Entertained with These Procurement and Supply Chain Management Blogs and Podcasts

In the procurement and supply chain management space, there is no shortage of talented, well-informed, and passionate bloggers and podcasters who discuss and write about practically every topic imaginable. These…

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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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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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Index That Quantifies Economic Value of Under-Utilized LGBTQ+ Entrepreneurs is Launched

Index That Quantifies Economic Value of Under-Utilized LGBTQ+ Entrepreneurs is Launched

The StartOut Pride Economic Impact Index (SPEII) has recently been launched by StartOut and Socos Labs. The Index, which quantifies the economic value of under-utilized LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs, is funded by…

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