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What’s In a Name? Three Benefits of Own Brand

We’re taught name brands early and often. Have any doubt? Ask a child what he puts on his boo-boos, and you’ll probably hear “Band-Aid.” If the scrape was big enough to make him cry, he might have asked for Kleenex. 283 more words

Procurement Insights

Milking it?

Gone are the days of milk bottles on your doorstop delivered fresh every morning from the milkman. And in are the days where we can buy milk for less than a pound in some shops. 1,350 more words

Ethical Sourcing of Promotional Products, Part 2: A Customer’s Point of View

As a marketer and graphic designer, it’s part of my job to source promotional products.   The basic goal is always the same – get the attention of your audience and leave a lasting impression.  368 more words

Big Picture: Ethical Sourcing of Promotional Products, Part 1

In my mid-20s, I had a big picture moment on the connection between my purchasing decisions and conditions for workers overseas.  I heard a UNITE… 560 more words

The Case for Purchasing with Principles

Spend a few minutes watching people shop at a grocery store, and you’re bound to notice a frequent, familiar action many shoppers have in common—picking up an item and turning it over. 227 more words

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Taking My Theology to the Grocery Store

It’s time for me to eat some humble pie.

For years I have observed food fads from afar, marveling that people have the time and resources to make such a fuss over the labels on the foods that they buy. 1,031 more words

Faith

It’s all a bit fishy…

Wasn’t slavery abolished in the 19th century? Or at least that’s what you thought? Modern day slavery is now a global issue, and comes in many forms that you may not initially recognise. 1,464 more words