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How Do You Like Me Now: Revisiting The ThomasNet – Walmart Deal by Jon Hansen

October 28, 2015

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Back in my July 9th, 2015 post, I pointed to the data that supports my assertion that the majority of suppliers that deal with Walmart, likely come to regret it. I also expressed the opinion that this was perhaps one of the main reasons why Walmart sought a relationship with ThomasNet  that would enable the retailer to “tap” into the […]

Outcry Over Section 116 Clearance Certificates: Legitimate Barrier for Foreign Investment Firms or Convenient Scapegoat?

December 11, 2009

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New York, October 12, 2009 – Just 17 venture capital funds raised $1.6 billion in the third quarter of 2009, according to Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). This level represents the smallest number of venture funds raising money in a single quarter since the third quarter of 1994 when 17 funds […]

eSourcing software promotes procurement transparency: How New Zealand’s use of technology to facilitate procurement best practices established them as the leader in transparent public sector purchasing (Upcoming Guest Post)

October 22, 2008

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In an upcoming guest post by Patrick Dobbs, he will explain how the Government of New Zealand has assumed the leadership mantle in terms of implementing a fully transparent procurement process. Moving beyond simply policy-making, which transformed the New Zealand program from an optimistic goal to a dynamic reality, Dobbs will discuss the process and […]