Content about Purchasing

October 23, 2013

Several buyout firms are reportedly considering attempting a partial or total purchase of Safeway Inc., with Cerberus Capital Management LP among the potential bidders, according to Reuters.

October 2, 2013

Over half (54%) of American bought a product associated with a cause over the last 12 months, a 170% increase since 1993, according to a report by Cone Communications.

August 12, 2013

The Aug. 9 deadline for additional bids on the proposed purchase of Orchard Supply Hardware by Lowe’s Companies Inc. has passed with no activity.

November 1, 2011

By Chris Blees, BiggsKofford Certified Public Accountants/BiggsKofford Capital Investment Bank

October 26, 2011

Best Buy Co. announced Tuesday that it will waive the minimum purchase limitations and offer free shipping on its complete inventory of 400,000 website items from Nov. 1 through Dec. 27.

September 27, 2011

With more than 6,800 stores nationwide, Family Dollar is a leader when it comes to operating a tight ship. Most recently, with threats of rising operating costs, the Matthews, N.C.-based discounter put a renewed focus on inventory management. An important priority: automating inventory auditing operations in an effort to speed up the recording process and improve reporting accuracy.


August 22, 2011

Michaels Stores and procurement management firm LogicSource announced a five-year agreement under which LogicSource will provide print procurement and related services to Michaels.

July 22, 2011

Books-A-Million confirmed it has submitted a bid to purchase, among other things, the inventory, fixtures, equipment, and leasehold interests for 30 Borders locations.

July 19, 2011

A white paper released Tuesday by marketing communications firm Vertis Communications, entitled “power2thewomen2.0: the Shopping Trend Revolution Continues,” revealed that women wield formidable purchasing power, controlling approximately $5 trillion in spending annually, but that how they interact with retailers and marketers differs greatly.

September 7, 2010

Earlier this year, the world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart Stores, agreed to turn over purchasing operations for certain apparel lines and other goods to Li & Fung, the world’s largest sourcing agent.

July 13, 2010

GT Nexus on Wednesday announced that Restoration Hardware is expanding the capabilities of its web-based...

June 22, 2010

The Tesco-owned Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market said Tuesday it will acquire the California operations...

September 30, 2008

Every day there are headlines about yet another product recall. This morning’s ...

September 24, 2008

Whole Foods Market promoted its Southern Pacific regional president, Michael Besancon, to the newly created...

November 30, 2007

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August 30, 2007

Successful supply chain execution depends upon the efficient flow of information, product and payment. A...

October 16, 2005

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October 16, 2005

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August 9, 2005

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