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Basware Report on Prompt Payments – Still An Issue for UK SMEs

Last week Payments and eProcurement firm Basware published the results of a UK survey around small business and prompt payment. The survey of over 2,000 […]

Intelligently Integrating the Best of B2C with B2B Buying To Better Manage Your Tail Spend

Last year, our analysts at Spend Matters US teamed up with Amazon Business, the competitive B2B marketplace for business products and services, to produce a […]

Coupa Benchmark Report – Measuring Spend Management Success

We introduced the new Coupa 2018 benchmark report titled “12 ways to measure business spend management success” last week. You can download it here, free […]

Coupa Community Intelligence – Most Important Spend Management KPIs

Spend management firm Coupa has issued a new 2018 benchmark report titled “12 ways to measure business spend management success”. You can download it here, […]

Sustainable Procurement – Becoming More Widespread and More Important

EcoVadis (providing sustainability ratings and performance improvement tools for global supply chains) has published its 2017 Sustainable Procurement Barometer, which sets out the results of […]

Role of Technology in Strategic Procurement Transformation

ProcureCon is probably best known for its series of global procurement events that bring together Procurement, Purchasing, and Supply Chain experts from across industries and […]

Local Government and Taxpayer Money – How Do They Spend It?

We are delighted to publish this post from James Jeffrey, Business Writer, at Applegate – the B2B marketplace for buyers and sellers. In the financial year […]

Talk to Wax Digital About Procurement Technology, Make Some Cash For Charity!

Wax Digital, the Manchester based eProcurement firm, produced an interesting piece of research recently, titled the Procurement Innovation Pathway. “We wanted to understand the attitudes […]

Five Good Reasons to Complete the Future Purchasing Category Management Survey

It is getting to crunch time. If you want to participate in the Future Purchasing Category Management study, you need to do that now, as […]

Future Purchasing Category Management Survey – Please Contribute To Useful & Important Research!

The story of how category management was taken as a concept from the world of grocery retailing and transplanted into the procurement world is a […]

Temporary Labour Market – Key Procurement Priorities: Maturity and Value Levers

We have a new research paper available for download - “Contingent Labour Review: Key Procurement Priorities -  Setting the scene for change”. This is a […]

Purchasing Process Report 2016 – What Finance Has To Say About the Procurement Process

A recent survey by Red Brick Research on behalf of Invu asked 209 UK finance workers (Finance Directors, Chief Financial Officers, Finance Controllers and Finance Managers) […]