Monthly Archives: January 2011

Mastering Financial Strategies to Drive Supply Chain Value – CSCMP Europe 2011

In today’s highly competitive global marketplace, supply chain leaders need to understand how financial strategies and decisions can significantly impact their supply chains’ performance, potentially determining the success—or failure—of their organizations. Learning how to develop a sound financial strategy and … Continue reading

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Avoiding Procurement Malpractice: Analysis Drives Strategic Sourcing

In this 3-part series, we’re looking at the procurement disciplines that can help procurement executives and teams design and execute truly effective sourcing strategies in face of whatever the global economy brings. In the first post, we looked at using … Continue reading

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Industry Analyst Pioneer Adrian Bowles Adds Sustainability Coverage For Constellation Research

Constellation Research Inc, a next generation research analyst and advisory firm helping clients navigate emerging and disruptive technologies, announced today that Adrian Bowles has joined as a Vice-President & Principal Analyst. Bowles will focus on technologies and practices that support … Continue reading

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With Target, Canada’s retail landscape set for massive makeover

From GlobeandMail.com: “Less than three years after Richard Baker bought a struggling Hudson’s Bay Co. from the widow of its former owner, the New York investor is set to pocket close to $2-billion in a deal that accelerates Target Corp.’s … Continue reading

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Avoiding Procurement Malpractice – Using Spend Analysis for Success

I keep hearing that the recovery is here. I’m pretty sure that most of us want to believe that 2011 will see the lifting of the dark and gloomy economic cloud that’s dampened our days for almost 3 years. But … Continue reading

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EMPTORIS Acquires Rivermine for Leading Telecom Expense Management Solution

Emptoris, Inc. (“Emptoris”), a leading provider of strategic supply management and enterprise contract management solutions, today announced its acquisition of Rivermine, Inc. (“Rivermine”), one of the market’s leading Telecom Expense Management (TEM) solution providers. With the acquisition, Emptoris expands its … Continue reading

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Today’s Supply Chain Needs “Star Power”

From WT100: “Supply Chain Managers who operate in the international arena are facing a very daunting, but opportunistic future in corporate America. Most companies are trending into truly global markets. They are both selling to and purchasing from world markets; … Continue reading

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