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Procurement Fast Tracks Stage 4: Identify Suppliers

Procurement Fast Tracks Stage 4: Identify Suppliers

Cheat Sheet: Key Questions for Identifying Suppliers Read the details below or download the brochure. Use available information to evaluate vendors in the market, then determine which companies can meet your business needs. In this stage, determine the pros and cons of viable vendors by looking at their financial health, size, profitability and potential risk. […]

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Procurement Fast Tracks Stage 1: Assess Opportunity

Procurement Fast Tracks Stage 1: Assess Opportunity

Cheat Sheet: Key Questions for Assessing Opportunities Read the details below or download the brochure. Understand your organization’s needs and determine how the procurement department can add value to the sourcing process. In this initial assessment, it is important to understand what you have done in the past, and the current state for sourcing this […]

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Client Q&A with Jennifer Obergfell, Assistant Manager, Global Procurement at Coach

Client Q&A with Jennifer Obergfell, Assistant Manager, Global Procurement at Coach

This month, we caught up with Jennifer Obergfell, Category Analyst at Coach, to find out what’s going on in her world of procurement. IBISWorld: What challenge(s) do you and your company or department face right now? Jennifer Obergfell: The market intelligence team would like to see more idea sharing among other retailers pertaining to best […]

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IBISWorld Introduces Market Intelligence for Public Procurement

IBISWorld Introduces Market Intelligence for Public Procurement

Read the details below or download the brochure. IBISWorld Procurement Research provides public procurement officials — at the federal, state and local levels — with external market intelligence on over 1,000 products and services. Our reports are designed to quickly and effectively answer questions that arise when you’re tasked with sourcing goods and services, whether […]

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Client Q&A with Peter Z. McKay, Business Librarian at the University of Florida

Client Q&A with Peter Z. McKay, Business Librarian at the University of Florida

This month, we caught up with Peter Z. McKay, Business Librarian at the University of Florida, to find out what’s going on in his world. IBISWorld: What challenge(s) do you and your company or department face right now? Peter Z. McKay: The University of Florida is making a major push to foster entrepreneurship and innovation and […]

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Who are America’s biggest coffee drinkers and how do they take their coffee?

Who are America’s biggest coffee drinkers and how do they take their coffee?

The Coffee Production market is worth a whopping $13bn in the US, representing a significant and robust industry that’s poised for further growth. The industry purchases coffee beans and processes them into different products that are consumed by a market that mostly consists of adults aged 25 and up. Growing demand from consumers for premium-coffee […]

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Client Q&A with Mike Maguire, VP of Strategic Sourcing at Premier, Inc.

Client Q&A with Mike Maguire, VP of Strategic Sourcing at Premier, Inc.

This month, we caught up with Mike Maguire, Vice President of Strategic Sourcing at Premier, Inc., to find out what’s going on in his world of procurement. IBISWorld: What challenge(s) do you and your company or department face right now? Mike Maguire: We are working with our members to help them lower their costs on […]

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Rising and falling fortunes of US Video Game Publishers

Rising and falling fortunes of US Video Game Publishers

Video games have sealed their position as mainstream entertainment options, with revenues of the industry dwarfing those of Hollywood. The industry as a whole is in the growth stage of its life cycle, buoyed by the rise of mobile and online gaming, with revenue forecasted to grow at an average annual rate of 6.2% to […]

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Client Q&A with Paula Petersen, Procurement Director at PRIDE Industries

Client Q&A with Paula Petersen, Procurement Director at PRIDE Industries

This month, we caught up with Paula Petersen, Procurement Director at PRIDE Industries, to find out what’s going on in her world of procurement. IBISWorld: What challenge(s) do you and your company or department face right now? Paula Petersen: Even as a non-profit, we face margin and cost pressures, as we want to deliver the […]

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IBISWorld Launches Fast Tracks

IBISWorld Launches Fast Tracks

At IBISWorld we’re always looking for ways to make your job easier! And, after an overwhelmingly positive response to our proposed redesign, we’ve changed the way you view our website. To fully integrate our proprietary procurement data with a step-by-step sourcing process – while also making website navigation easier and faster – we are introducing […]