Market Reports  

These articles are written by members of the Jigsaw TM team and have been designed to highlight topics of debate within the industry and how they may affect you as a candidate or potential employer within this space.

If you would like to discuss them or any other aspects of the market please don’t hesitate to contact us

Market Reports

There are 118 articles

Market Update - September 2021 - 31/08/2021
Jigsaw’s September report will be of high interest to those who want to review the industries which are likely to reward you with fiscal security. Jigsaw’s founder and report writer Richard Hillberg has made some bold statements on industries facing major disruption which makes for very interesting reading. In addition, we make our prediction on the economy (inflation/deflation) and explain how inflation/deflation impact the institutions and asset classes. To do this, we have analysed the US economy from 1970 to date. We hope you enjoy the content.

Market Update - August 2021 - 30/07/2021
In this report, we look at the Australian Labour Market and Volatile Oceans. The material of the month is Tin.

Market Update - July 2021 - 30/06/2021
This month we give our usual summary on the market across procurement and supply chain and delve deep into Negotiation, following on from last month’s report re Category Management. We explore the relationship between cost, price and value, stakeholder execution, and include a complete case study for a strategic negotiation utilising all the criteria explored. Our commodity of the month is Heavy Mineral Sands

Market Update - June 2021 - 02/06/2021
This month Jigsaw’s report focuses on procurement structures, it's positioning in the wider business, category management – what should it be doing and how should it be implemented and our material of the month is plastic. We also highlight the current talent shortage and the difference between primary and secondary economies. We hope you enjoy and as always, we welcome your support.

Market Update 2021 - 05/05/2021
A market update on the economy, supply chain finance and an overview on steel.

Market Update - April 2021 - 13/04/2021
Jigsaw follows on from March's report re-evaluating your Procurement Career and explores MMT (Modern Monetary Theory). The commodity for the month is Zinc.