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    Software Solutions for Procurement Professionals

    Software Solutions for Procurement Professionals

    With dedicated procurement departments and strategic sourcing efforts growing in importance as organizations look to save money, purchasing professionals are often looking for ways to improve efficiency and productivity. Fortunately, the maturation of a multitude of software products has allowed companies of all sizes to do so. Procurement software and related products help procurement professionals […]

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    Maintaining & Improving Commercial Property on a Budget

    Maintaining & Improving Commercial Property on a Budget

    It can be difficult for commercial building managers to stay up to date on the latest market trends for the goods and services they need to keep their facilities running smoothly. Managers must tend to everything from monitoring repairs and scheduling maintenance to purchasing upgrades and enhancing facility safety. Fortunately, knowing how and when to […]

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    Mother’s Day Spending to Grow 1.7% in 2015

    Mother’s Day Spending to Grow 1.7% in 2015

    April showers bring May flowers, which is probably nature’s way of reminding us that Mother’s Day is just around the corner. IBISWorld expects total Mother’s Day outlay to reach $20.8 billion this year, representing an increase of 1.7% from 2014 spending, and an annualized increase of 6.5% since 2010. Average household spending on Mother’s Day […]

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    Medical, Recreational Marijuana Stores Revenue to Grow 30.3% Annually

    Medical, Recreational Marijuana Stores Revenue to Grow 30.3% Annually

    The Medical and Recreational Marijuana Stores industry has reached new highs, riding a wave of legalization to become one of the fastest growing industries in the United States. Despite a myriad of challenges, industry revenue is projected to grow at an average annual rate of 34.2% to $3.6 billion during the five years to 2015. […]

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    Saving on Sustainability

    Saving on Sustainability

    While many US companies are making swift moves toward eco-friendliness to boost their corporate images or because they truly care, many others simply have to because of the nature of their businesses or ever-stricter environmental regulation. For instance, the daily operations of energy and manufacturing companies’ already necessitate monitoring of output and waste. Meanwhile, EPA […]

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    Top 10 Fastest Growing Canadian Industries

    Top 10 Fastest Growing Canadian Industries

    The Canadian economy’s recovery from the recession has had wide-ranging impacts on domestic industries over the past five years. The ten fastest-growing industries over the past five years, measured by average growth in sales per year and compiled from IBISWorld’s 424 Canadian industry reports, feature industries from a variety of sectors, including heavy manufacturing, wholesaling […]