Spend Matters 50/50: Lionbridge Technologies – A Provider to Watch in 2015

Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. is one of our 50 Providers to Watch. We will be highlighting all 100 companies (50 to Know, 50 to Watch) in our 2015 Spend Matters Almanac over the span of 100 days. Practitioners are encouraged to browse the categories listed in our Almanac to find the provider that best fits their needs. Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. is a hybrid service and technology provider, specializing in language translation and localization solutions and services (with additional solutions and services for software testing and data management). Lionbridge refers to itself as “a provider of globalization solutions,” providing “translation, online marketing, global content management and application testing solutions that ensure global brand consistency, local relevancy and technical usability across all touch points of the customer lifecycle.”

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US Sea Scallop Prices Fall 30% in 6 Months

Spend Matters welcomes this guest article by Michael Liberty of Mintec. If you have ever watched Gordon Ramsey or Hell’s Kitchen, you will be familiar with scallops. In fact, they made up over half of US supermarket mollusk sales in the past 12 months – higher than the sales of oysters and clams combined. The market for the larger-sized Atlantic sea scallops, or giant scallops, are one of the most valuable to US fisheries. US sea scallops prices have fallen nearly 30% since November 2014 and the lowest level since September 2012.

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