October 2008
Supply Management;10/30/2008, Vol. 13 Issue 22, p9
The article offers news briefs related to business enterprises in Great Britain. Despite the rising prices in China, British buyers plan to increase its sourcing in the country. On the other hand, Rural Affairs secretary Hilary Benn has called for major supermarkets to speed up payments to suppliers. Lastly, Chrysler has increased its spend with minority suppliers by $900 million since 2006.


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