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Taking Action to Balance Finances

Companies are tightening the purse strings in response to the pandemic and world events, with 75% restricting discretionary spending.

The Profile of an Ideal Category Manager

In a recent CAPS research report, 33% of companies said it's challenging to find the right talent. These are the skills and capabilities they think are important for a category manager.

SM After the Pandemic

10% of all companies are executing post-pandemic plans while 81% are still in various stages of active planning

Pandemic and Personnel

53% of companies surveyed are implementing a hiring freeze due to the pandemic.

Sourcing PPE

40% of companies say increased demand for PPE is still their single greatest challenge.

Virtual Teams

42% of companies host virtual social meetings like happy hours to create an effective space for virtual teams.

Global Companies Help Those in Need

71% of companies provide financial donations to community, health, research

Looking Ahead

44% of companies are in the initial stages of post-pandemic planning.

Personal Protective Equipment

80% of companies report that shortage is their greatest challenge when sourcing PPE.

Category Management

New Category Management research dives into benefits, best practices, and steps for building your program.

Take a survey,
get a report

Supply management professionals from member and non-member companies can participate in benchmarking surveys and get metric reports in return.