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Walmart “Tapping” ThomasNet Gives One An Uneasy Feeling by Jon Hansen

July 9, 2015

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“Responding to feedback from its vendors that finding U.S. sources of supply was a challenge, Walmart found the solution in ThomasNet.com, industry’s leading platform for product sourcing and supplier discovery.” – Bloomberg Newswire, July 8th, 2015 One of the most frequently used taglines in the movies is “I’ve got a bad feeling about this.” It […]

Walmart sues Visa for price fixing; A “Vlasic” example of what is good for the goose is not good for the gander by Jon Hansen

March 29, 2014

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One of the most enduring posts here on the Procurement Insights blog in terms of overall reads is a piece I wrote on July 9th, 2007 titled “Public Sector Procurement and the Walmart¬†Effect“. One would think that after 7 years the insights it offered might no longer apply because after all, things change.¬† However when […]

Public Sector Procurement and the Walmart Effect

July 9, 2007

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UPDATE March 4th, 2013: According to an article in FCW, President Barack Obama is slated Monday morning to tap Walmart Foundation President Sylvia Mathews Burwell as the next head of the Office of Budget and Management. Reuters first reported the news, citing sources familiar with the issues. Given Walmart’s history in terms of “dealing” with […]