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Women in Procurement

Women in Procurement: The New Power Players

By Jelena Brown

It’s a reality of the US workforce that women are underrepresented in almost every industry, especially at the corporate level. Procurement at large is no exception. Though companies that want an edge on their competitors would be wise to…

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Introducing … Buying as a Service

By Sam Vail

One company can’t do it all. That’s why organizations often seek external support for areas outside of their core competency. They work with outside legal counsel, employ advertising agencies, rely on public relations firms and outsource payroll.  Allow me…

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The CPG Marketing + Procurement Dilemma

By Editor

For Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) companies, Marketing is a mission-critical function and a major barometer for overall brand health. The same reason we know the names Nike, Budweiser and Kleenex is the reason why Marketing is king within CPG. On…

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