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Category: Procurement Releases

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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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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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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 […]

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The FOMC Continues its Hold on Rates

The FOMC Continues its Hold on Rates

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) voted to leave the target range for the federal funds rate unchanged at 0.25 to 0.50 percent following meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. Despite a strengthening labor market, inflation has remained below the central bank’s two percent goal, which underpinned the FOMC’s decision to uphold the […]

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Budgeting for Brexit: The Impact of the UK’s Referendum on US Buyers

Budgeting for Brexit: The Impact of the UK’s Referendum on US Buyers

In a stunning move that sent world markets into turmoil, British voters ignored pleas from their leaders and much of the global political establishment by choosing to sever ties with the European Union. The political and economic fallout was swift and far-reaching, with Prime Minister David Cameron stepping down and US markets tumbling shortly after […]

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New FAA Guidelines Pave Way for Expanding Commercial Drone Sales

New FAA Guidelines Pave Way for Expanding Commercial Drone Sales

LOS ANGELES – June 24, 2016 – After years of patchwork regulation, missed deadlines and ambiguity, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced guidelines for the use of commercial drones on Tuesday. The new rules allow a broad range of businesses to operate drones without explicit permission. Previously, companies had to apply for individual FAA permits, […]

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Growth Postponed: The Fed Rate and Its Impact on the Construction Sector

Growth Postponed: The Fed Rate and Its Impact on the Construction Sector

LOS ANGELES—March 17, 2016—Yesterday, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) chose to delay an increase in the federal funds rate. This decision was based on uncertainties regarding growth in the global marketplace. Policymakers project that economic growth will be weaker than expected and inflation levels will remain low during 2016. Fed policymakers have adjusted their […]

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Guarding Employees and Budgets Against Cold-Weather Conditions

Guarding Employees and Budgets Against Cold-Weather Conditions

El Niño continues to create an inordinate amount of storm activity across North America, forcing businesses to reevaluate the priority and required functionality of their safety gear. Cold weather increases hazards related to rain, snow and ice, exposing workers to dangerous fall and slipping risks and making it important for employers to equip their workers […]

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The Fed Finally Raises Rates

The Fed Finally Raises Rates

US Federal Reserve announced its first interest-rate hike cycle in nearly a decade. LOS ANGELES – December 16, 2015 –In meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, members of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) voted to raise the federal funds rate, the interest rate at which major private banks can exchange reserves at […]