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Deloitte Study: More than 70 Percent of Consumers Plan to Shop During the Holiday Weekend; Cyber Monday to Grab the Most Spending

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More than 7 in 10 (71 percent) holiday shoppers plan to head to the stores and online over the Thanksgiving weekend (Thanksgiving Thursday - Cyber Monday), according to a new survey from Deloitte.

  • Holiday shoppers say they’ll spend an average of $420 between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday, and 88 percent expect to spend more or the same on the holiday season than they originally intended.
  • People expect to shop almost evenly online and in stores – 89 percent plan to shop in-store and 91 percent plan to shop online.
  • On Black Friday, 70 percent of respondents plan to shop in the stores, and half (50 percent) online. Nearly two-thirds (63 percent) say they plan to take advantage of early Black Friday deals online.
  • Nearly three-quarters (73 percent) plan to shop online Cyber Monday, which is also poised to take nearl
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Constellation Research: 9 Starting Points for Digital Transformation in Manufacturing

The rise automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies means you have new opportunities to undergo digital transformation. Read “9 Starting Points for Digital Transformation in Manufacturing” from Constellation Research for actionable next steps you can take, including: 9 entry p  >>


Events
 
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Jun
2019
Future Stores Seattle 2019

Retail. Reimagined. The Conference for In-Store Innovators It's 2019, and the Retail Renaissance is here. For successful retailers, business-as-usual is long gone. But what's next in 2019, 2020, and beyond? Find out at Future Stores Seattle, the conference that prepares senior retail executives i ...

The Sheraton Seattle  
 
11
Jun
2019
Blockchain Implementation

This two-day, interactive class goes through the basics of what blockchain technology is, what its component parts are, and several use cases. In this way, outstanding issues to implementation are highlighted, and the impacts to implementation can be seen and evaluated. In this fashion, controls and effective govern ...

NBC TOWER| Chicago, IL  
 
17
Jun
2019
Medical Device Manufacturing Summit 2019

The Medical Device Manufacturing Summit is the premium forum bringing together senior medical device manufacturing executives and leading solution providers.  As an invitation-only event taking place behind closed doors, the Summit offers an intimate environment for focused discussion on cutting edge technology ...

The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, NV  
 
18
Jun
2019
ProcureCon IT Sourcing 2019

The Only Peer-Led IT Sourcing Conference ProcureCon IT Sourcing is the only peer-led sourcing event solely dedicated to the unique challenges of the procurement and sourcing of IT. For almost 20 years, ProcureCon has helped companies transform their programs through innovative workshops & intimate networ ...

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel  
 

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S&OP Manager
     
     Irvine CA  -  PERM  -  LifeWork Search

Supply Planning Manager
     
     Norfolk Area, VA  -  PERM  -  SCM Talent Group

Sourcing Specialist, General Procurement - Region Americas
     
     California - South San Francisco  -  PERM  -  Roche

Operations Specialist
     
     Fullerton  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Demand Planner/Inventory Planner
     
     Huntington Beach  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Supply Chain Manager - Health System
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Senior Manager, Strategic Sourcing
     
     Secaucus  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Retail Operations Analyst
     
     Universal City  -  TEMP  -  Michael Page

Market Procurement Manager
     
     Bothell, Washington  -  PERM  -  Philips

Inventory Management Ops Manager
     
     Memphis, Tennessee  -  PERM  -  Nike Inc.

Direct Procurement Project Manager
     
     New Jersey - Branchburg  -  PERM  -  Roche

Sr. Sourcing Manager
     
     Arizona - Tucson  -  PERM  -  Roche

Director of Fulfillment Operations
     
     New York  -  PERM  -  Michael Page

Director, Procurement Engineering (Medical Consumables & Sensors)
     
     Andover, Massachusetts  -  PERM  -  Philips

Regional Procurement Manager for Health Systems Organization
     
     Latham, New York  -  PERM  -  Philips





 
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Last update 5 May 2019
Solid rise in new orders drives further improvement in operating conditions
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI ™  -  IHS Markit
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Retail

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HOYER: Future-Proofs System for Managing Intermodal Rail, Road, and Sea Transport to Meet High Growth Potential

HOYER is an independent family enterprise that dates back to 1946, and which has become one of the world’s leading bulk-logistics providers, offering comprehensive transport services and complex logistics soluti...

From e-marketplace to e-supply chain: re-conceptualizing the relationship between virtual and physical processes.

In this research in progress paper, we seek to understand how pervasive use of ICT based platform such as electronic marketplaces influences the evolution of novel inter-organizational relationship. We focus on selling a...


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