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  • Canadian spending on the rise: IPMI

    May 10, 2010 by Purchasingb2b Staff

    The Ivey Purchasing Managers Index (IPMI) numbers for April are out and show some steady gains. The purchasing index for April stands at 58.7, up from 57.8 in March and 51.9 in February. The corresponding figure for April 2009 was

  • IPMI increases for third consecutive month

    April 9, 2010 by Purchasingb2b Staff

    In March, the Ivey Purchasing Managers Index (IPMI) increased for the third consecutive month, with most indicators revealing increased spending. By the end of March, the index stood at 57.8, up from 51.9 in February and 50.8 in January. The

  • IPMI rises again

    March 5, 2010 by Purchasingb2b Staff

    For the second month in a row, the Ivey Purchasing Managers Index (IPMI) increased in February. By the end of the month, the index stood at 51.9, up from 50.8 in January. The index is calculated monthly by the Richard

  • Canadian purchasers ease spending in December

    January 8, 2010 by Purchasingb2b Staff

    Canadian businesses cut back on spending in December, according to the Ivey Purchasing Managers Index (IPMI). The monthly benchmark—which is produced by the Richard Ivey School of Business and the Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC)—dropped to 48.4 in December,