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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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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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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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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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