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Trade Extensions

Market Informed Sourcing – Where Next For Market Leaders?

Over the years of Spend Matters UK/Europe, we’ve published a huge number of briefing papers and the like, on a wide range of procurement topics […]

WHITE CHRISTMAS PAPER – Dealing With Seasonal Fluctuation In Times of Crisis

Here is an excerpt from a Paper we published with Trade Extensions a couple of years ago - you can still access the whole paper […]

Best of 2017 – Five Principles of Sourcing and Spend Analysis Insight

Continuing today our review of the papers we published this year, let’s turn to Trade Extensions. We have worked extensively with the firm over the […]

Coupa Completes Trade Extensions Deal

Yesterday, Coupa completed the purchase of Trade Extensions, the sourcing optimisation software firm. We wrote about the deal here when it was first announced, and […]

Last Week at Trade Extensions ‘Redefining eSourcing’ User Conference

Last week the Trade Extensions user conference took place in Atlanta, Georgia, US. ‘Redefining eSourcing’ focused on the future of sourcing and revealed some of Trade […]

The Future of Sourcing – Category Management and Centres of Excellence

In the four short papers published already in our “Five Principles of Sourcing” series, sponsored by advanced sourcing gurus Trade Extensions, we have looked at […]

Coupa Acquisition of Trade Extensions: Spend Matters US on “Customer and Partner Recommendations”

We reported here on the acquisition of sourcing optimisation firm Trade Extensions by Coupa, which is now under way.  Since then, the US Spend Matters […]

Coupa Acquires Trade Extensions, Leading Sourcing Optimisation Software Provider

Spend management software firm Coupa has announced (in a formal filing document at least) the acquisition of Trade Extensions, the Swedish / UK market leaders […]

The Future of Sourcing – Business Alignment and Cognitive Procurement

In the four short papers published already in our “Five Principles of Sourcing” series, sponsored by advanced sourcing gurus Trade Extensions, we have looked at […]

The Five Principles of Sourcing – The Future

If you have followed the progress of our “Five Principles of Sourcing” series, you will know that in the four briefing papers we have published […]

Five Principles of Sourcing – “Commerciality” Must Include Negotiation Skills

We’ve published the penultimate paper in the Five Principles of Sourcing series, produced with support from our friends at complex sourcing technology firm, Trade Extensions. […]