Initial online and in-store retail shopping data relative to the five days spanning the 2017 Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday holiday period indeed reflect a rather positive kickoff to this year’s holiday fulfillment period.
Posts made in November, 2017
Procurement spend managing software provider JAGGAER made a sudden acquisition announcement today, indicating plans to acquire rival procurement technology provider BravoSolution for an undisclosed sum.
Supply Chain Matters continues with reviewing and self-scoring each of the 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains published at the beginning of this year. In this Part Five update, we revisit our industry-specific predictions related to both U.S. automotive industry and global commercial aerospace industry supply chains.
On Friday of last week, Mitsubishi Materials Corp. disclosed that three of its supplier subsidiaries, Mitsubishi Cable, Mitsubishi Shindoh Co. and Mitsubishi Aluminum Co. had each tampered actual quality specifications related to components shipped to respective customers.
As we pen this Supply Chain Matters blog posting at midday on Cyber Monday, by all appearances, online shopping expectations for both the Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping period are meeting or exceeding expectations.