Archive for December, 2016

Are Your Suppliers Using This Deceptive Pricing Tactic?

Recently, four large retail stores, Macy’s, JCPenny, Kohl’s, and Sears, have come under fire for marking up items before putting them on sale.  The lawsuits they face claim that their pricing tactics are deceptive and mislead consumers on the true savings achieved. Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here! For several months, the Los Angeles city attorney’s office monitored sale prices…

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Three Signs of Difficult Stakeholders and How to Deal

Special thanks to Source One Management Services for this guest post Don’t miss updates on Procurement & Supply Chain, Subscribe here!   On paper, the sourcing process is very straightforward – collect your information/data, analyze it, develop a competent strategy to achieve targeted savings, have your stakeholders agree to said strategy, and work with your supply base to come up…

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