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As a buyer, how do you decide to end a negotiation for the purchase of a particular item?

When my target price and terms have been reached.
When delivery of the product must be made.
When a better offer from another supplier has been received.
When the product or service is no longer needed.
When the price and terms offered seem reasonable.

Professional Purchasing

The Society publishes PROFESSIONAL PURCHASING monthly and has been doing so since 1972. Members of the American Purchasing Society can enjoy exclusive purchasing benefits.

This supply chain management publication includes:


  • Supply chain management newsletter helps purchasing professionals perform their job more efficiently.
  • Reviews of the economy, price indexes, and business related news.
  • Advertisements on the purchasing job board for buyers, purchasing managers, or purchasing executives.
  • Tips on purchasing related subjects.
  • Questions from members are answered.
  • Online course schedules
  • Member profiles
  • Books offered by the Society
  • Certification Announcements
  • and More!

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