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How to Handle a Last-Minute Sourcing Meeting Like a Pro

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Global Sourcing with IBISWorld Procurement Research

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Video: Intro to IBISWorld Procurement Research

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If You’re Still Using Google for Category Research, You’re Doing It Wrong

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Improving Procurement's Internal Credibility: A Guide

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The Secret to Gaining Credibility in Procurement

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Procurement Glossary

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Contract Renewal: Is this Price Increase Justified?

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No Matter the Category, We've Got a Report For It

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Beyond Cost-Savings: Proving Procurement’s Worth

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6 Steps to Becoming a Strategic Procurement Department

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Make Data Manageable with the IBISWorld Data Wizard

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Using Market and Category Intelligence to Achieve Procurement Goals

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The Journey to Strategic Sourcing: A Roadmap

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Panama Canal Expansion Spurs Growth in the Shipping Market and Beyond

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Deck the Halls: How to Budget Effectively for Q4 Spending

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Playing it Safe: Prioritizing Cybersecurity for Government

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A Leading Financial Services Company Scores a Trifecta of Success

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Why You Should Build Your Credibility (and How to Do It!)

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Will Seasonal Shipping Delays & Price Spikes Interrupt Your Supply Chain?

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Negotiating a Win in Difficult Markets

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Is It Realistic for Every Department to Be Strategic?

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Weatherization: 4 Markets to Watch When Preparing for Winter

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Trends in Software: Automating Procurement and Business Operations

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Honeywell to Sell Off Two of its Lucrative Business Units

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Negotiation Brief: HVAC System Construction & Maintenance

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12 Practical Steps for Making the Best of Your Top-Tier Vendors

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Natural Disasters: Rebuilding From The Wreckage

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Uncovering Savings Through Sustainable Strategies

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Gas and Globalization: How Rising Production Affects Buyers

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Drones Set to Help Businesses Take Off

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OPEC Cuts While U.S. Shale Booms: The Effects on Oil’s Supply Chain

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Procurement Insider’s Macroeconomic Update: Q2 2017

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Get Your Purchasing in Order: 5 Common Procurement Problems

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Strategic Procurement: A CFO's Guide to Getting There

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DowDuPont Merger Creates Single Chemical Giant

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Hurricane Irma: Storm Supply Chains

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Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on Houston’s Economy and Beyond

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Procurement Transformation: 3 Technologies to Watch

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#Learning: Understanding a new Category

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Procurement’s Make-over

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Deal Alert: United Technologies’ $22 billion takeover of Rockwell Collins

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Beyond Factory Robots: The Impact of Automation on Price Growth

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Falling Steel Prices: The Past, Present and Future?

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P-Cards: Managing Purchasing with Each Swipe

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Process Water: Building A Better System

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Invest in Wildfire Protection Techniques to Reduce Insurance Costs

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Public vs. Private: Is Procurement Any Different?

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Client Q&A with Jessica Leitgeb, Procurement Specialist at Solenis

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Strategic Sourcing: How Government Agencies Can Maximize Their ROI

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Insider Tips: 5 Ways to Make Life Easier for Public Procurement Officials

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IBISWorld Launches the Procurement Insider

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Public Procurement & Negotiating in Difficult Markets

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Client Case Study: RPI

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Client Case Study: The County of Santa Clara

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How Renewed Protectionism Is Reshaping Supply Chains

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Buying Guide : Outsourced Sales Services

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Buying Guide : Fleet Cards

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Buying Guide : Body Cameras

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Buying Guide : Corporate Wellness Services

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Buying Guide : Travel Management Software

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Cooperative Purchasing Best Practices From a Seasoned Procurement Officer

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Easier, Safer and More Expensive: ELD Mandate to Increase Costs

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Procurement Insider’s Macroeconomic Update: Q1 2017

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Negotiation Brief: Procurement Software

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Price of corn

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Price of computers and peripheral equipment

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Price of coarse grains

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Oil and natural gas price index

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Agricultural price index

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Existing home sales

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Consumer spending

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Consumer price index

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Consumer Confidence Index

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Business sentiment index

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Business bankruptcies

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Aggregate private investment

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Aggregate household debt

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Access to credit

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30-year conventional mortgage rate

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Detecting Fake News and Baloney During Procurement Research

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Buying Guide : IT Consulting Services

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Government Procurement's Focus on Rules Compliance

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Firms Rally Against the FCC on Net Neutrality Day of Action

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7 Common Mistakes During the RFP Process

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Gas Giants Praxair and Linde Group Complete Deal to Merge

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Control & Process: The Keys to Driving Cost Out of Service Contracts

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Proposed Regulation Rollbacks Renew the Net Neutrality Debate

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4 Tips for Creating a Thorough RFP Process

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A Global Gas Market Is Only Natural

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Client Q&A with Suzanne Aquino, Global Category Manager at Chain IQ

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Negotiation Brief: Contingent Workforce Management Services

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What is the Digital Transformation of Procurement Really About?

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Procured in the USA

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Zooming in on the Body Camera Market

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

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Trump’s Budget Blueprint & Government Procurement

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Inevitable Rate Hikes & Their Impact on Business Budgeting

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Consultative Procurement: Asking Questions & Influencing Outcomes

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Climate Change, Policy Shifts and the Corporate World

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The New Interactive: Teaching & Technology in the 21st Century

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

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Ready to Roll: The Knight-Swift Transportation Merger

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Price & Profit: Effects of the 2017 Oil & Gas Recovery

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Procurement, the Trump Administration & the Road Ahead

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Cognitive Procurement — What Are the Implications?

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After Weak Demand, Global Airfreight Market to Take Off

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Calming the Bubble in Deep-Sea Cargo Markets

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Growing Markets: A Look at Trends in the Landscaping Industry

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

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Panama Canal Catalyst for U.S. Transportation Sector

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Find Your Focus: Factors To Consider When Calculating Risk

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Reclaiming Water: The Rise Of Wastewater Recycling To Meet Potable Water

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States Continue to Raise the Bar for Minimum Wages Across the US

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

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IBISWorld Launches Fast Tracks

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Is Your Network Protected? Cyber Crime in the Age of Information

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Why the RFP Is the Enemy of Innovation

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Negotiation Brief: Security Guard Services

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Procurement, Are You Driving Your Organization Forward?

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Client Q&A with Rob Handfield, Executive Director of NC State University

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The American Red Cross’s Journey to Better Practice Supply Management

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OPEC Cuts & Climbing Oil Prices

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The Massive Problem at the Heart of SRM

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Indirect Influence: Drive your Marketing Spend with Procurement

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Spend Smarter This Holiday Season

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Steel Costs Predicted to Rise After Hitting Record Low

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Negotiation Brief: Management Consulting Services

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The FOMC Continues its Hold on Rates

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Negotiation Brief: Facilities Management Services

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

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New FAA Guidelines Pave Way for Expanding Commercial Drone Sales

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