Monthly Archives: March 2014

Real world sourcing

One of the regular difficulties we see expressed is that of actually delivering change in a category management project. There seem to be more concrete examples of delivery not being achieved, or of a seriously compromised delivery making it into … Continue reading

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The Plastic Bag

There is something pleasing about the ubiquity of the plastic bag. It can be seen all over the world, in many different forms; plain, logo’d, adorned, small, large, thin, thick. The original purpose of any bag seems simple in the … Continue reading

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Graphical Efficiency

The world of purchasing and procurement decisions is draped in data. On good days, we have clear pictures of volumes, prices, costs, risk and intention. On bad days, we can stare at half completed spreadsheets, hoping for a gleam of … Continue reading

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