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fresh flowers.jpgThis week Ariba Discovery was full of attention-grabbing buyer postings. Computers and computer accessories seemed to be the most popular items of the week with posts for network and wireless network interface cards, computer docking stations, computer monitors, computer trackballs and keyboards, tablet computers, and more. In addition to these typical posts, there were also quite a few fascinating buying needs posted on Ariba Discovery. Read on to see this week’s top 10 most interesting posts. Be sure to check out last week’s list for even more amusing posts.

 

 

 

10. Fresh flowers – A company in Georgia is in search of a supplier of fresh cut flowers. The buyer is an online fundraising technology that enables nonprofit organizations to raise money selling products.  Their customers are typically athletic teams that fund raise all year long.  They are looking to create a Valentine’s Day fundraiser that would include fresh cut flowers that would sell well for this holiday. Flowers needed are: roses, lilies, tulips, carnations, and more.

 

 

9. Algae – The owner of an organic homeopathic store in Canada is looking for a supplier of organic algae or seaweed. The algae and seaweed should be high quality and organic.

 

 

 

8. Adult diapers – The owner of an online distributing company in Florida is searching for a supplier of adult diapers. The buyer is specifically looking for diapers in all sizes, styles, and major or generic brands in bulk amounts.

 

 

 

7. Hair pieces – The owner of a small business in Washington is in search of a supplier of hair pieces that attach to hats. These hair pieces are used for cancer patients. The buyer needs a wide variety of hair types like straight and curly, as well as all sizes, colors, and designs of hair pieces.

 

 

 

building cleaning services.jpg6. Building cleaning services – A company in Georgia is trying to find a supplier of building cleaning services for a large office building. This will be a long term contract for cleaning a large office every evening during the work week.

 

 

 

5. Bicycle gloves – A company in Indiana is seeking a supplier of bicycle gloves. The buyer is looking for both men’s and women’s bicycle gloves in all sizes and colors. The buyer is also only interested in working with a US based manufacturer.

 

 

 

4. Floating water pumps – A company in Utah is searching for a supplier of water pumps. The buyer is specifically looking for a 12 inch floater pump with at least a 50 horsepower motor. The pump needs to be mounted to a pontoon.

 

 

 

3. Fire sprinkler subcontractor – A large construction company in Kentucky is seeking a supplier of fire sprinkler instillation services. This subcontractor would be responsible for installing fire sprinklers in big box stores in the region during their remodels.

 

 

 

peanuts.jpg2. Bulk peanuts – The owner of a gourmet foods store in Texas is looking for a supplier of peanuts in bulk quantities. At this time, the buyer is looking to purchase 5 to 10 tons of Spanish or Virginia peanuts, a smaller variety. The buyer is also looking to purchase Ginger, Garlic, Pearl Millet, Grain Sorghum, Finger/Ragi Millet and Oats from a farmer one ton at a time. All items are to be shipped to a warehouse in Texas.

 

 

 

1. Application and smart toothbrush – The owner of a company in Ohio is trying to find a manufacturer of a smart toothbrush for children to go along with an Android application for children. The application encourages tooth brushing and the proper amount of time. Each time children brush their teeth for two minutes, twice a day; they will receive prizes and awards. It should be constructed like a game, one in which children look forward to playing twice a day. Instilling good oral habits they can take into adulthood. Additional information is attached within the Ariba Discovery post.

 

 

 

Are you interested in learning more about any of these buying needs? If so, simply click on the link embedded in each post description to review the public posting. If you are a supplier that can fulfill any of the requirements be sure to respond to the buyer right away. And remember, stay tuned next week for more of “Ariba Discovery’s Top 10 Interesting Posts of the Week” or visit Ariba Discovery now to find additional buyer postings.

aquarium.jpgThis week Ariba Discovery was full of attention-grabbing buyer postings. Art supplies seemed to be the popular items of the week with postings for charcoal pencils, canvas for painting, paint brushes, oil based paints, and more. In addition to these typical posts, there were also quite a few intriguing buying needs posted on Ariba Discovery. Read on to see this week’s top 10 most interesting posts. Be sure to check out last week’s list for even more amusing posts.

 

 

10. Aquariums – The owner of a fish tank maintenance company in New York is seeking a supplier of aquariums and fish tank supplies. The buyer is specifically looking for products like: additives, air pumps and air stones, algae control, aquariums stands and hoods, automatic top off systems, controllers and monitors, decorations, feeders and dosers, filter media, filters, fish food, freshwater plant care,  freshwater specific heaters and chillers, lighting, and more.

 

 

9. Meteorological services – A large British Airline is looking for a supplier of meteorological services. The specific services include: provision of a meteorologist presence in operations control center, monitoring meteorological situation in airline’s destinations, provision of additional and higher fidelity forecasting than the state-provided standard, provision of meteorological training, provision of meteorological expertise and consultancy as required, and more.

 

 

8. Electric scooters – The owner of a bike and ATV shop in Alabama is searching for a supplier of electric scooters. All makes, models, and styles are needed. In addition to the electric scooters, the buyer is also looking for dirt bikes and pocket bikes.

 

 

 

7. Marketing services – A recording artist in Alabama is trying to find a supplier of marketing services. This buyer is looking for a marketing specialist that has experience working with the music industry and can help with the promotion of both music and merchandise. The buyer also needs help getting market exposure outside of their geographical market.

 

 

hospital_inventory_management_software.jpg6. Hospital inventory management software – A large university hospital in Ohio is in search of a supplier of hospital inventory management software. Specifically, the buyer is looking to find potential vendors to discuss a Perpetual Inventory System for their Materials Team.  The buyer wants to find vendors who have a web-based, passive perpetual inventory system for our Procedural areas and Operative Suites which will allow them to gain real-time visibility to inventory.   It is their goal to use this technology to standardize products, reduce waste, increase product security, and improve accuracy for patient charging while minimizing impact to clinical workflow.

 

 

5. Lace – The owner of a baby boutique in Canada is seeking a supplier of lace used to make baby bloomers. The lace needed is: white soft cotton blend stretch double ruffle lace, 2 cm width to 2.5 cm width (3/4" width to a 1" width) 2,880 meters (or 3,120 yards); bright pink double ruffle stretch - nylon/poly soft type blend (or cotton), 1 cm width (1/2" width) 37 meters (40 yards); and white with Silver shiny metallic edge double ruffle stretch - nylon/poly soft type blend (or cotton), 2 cm width to 2.5 cm width  (3/4" width to a 1" width)  37 meters (40 yards).

 

 

4. Vanilla – The owner of a candy and dessert company in Maryland is looking for a supplier of vanilla. The buyer is looking to purchase a bulk order of 2,200+ pounds of vanilla to be shipped to Maryland.

 

 

3. Meal replacement shakes – The owner of a health and beauty business in California is in search of a supplier of meal replacement shakes. All brands, styles, and flavors of these drinks are needed.

 

 

cake decorating.jpg2. Cake decorating supplies – The owner of a cake shop in Wisconsin is trying to find a supplier of cake decorating materials. The buyer is specifically looking for cake decorating supplies such as decorating tips, rolling pins, cake trimmers, stands, dividers, cake topper decorations, and more.

 

 

1. Natural dog treats – The owner of a domestic distribution company in Kentucky is searching for a supplier of natural, preservative free dog treats. The buyer would like to have the following characteristics in their dog treats: ingredients are simple, no additives, no nitrites, no garlic powder, organic chicken option if possible, and won’t leave a funky smell on hands.

 

 

Are you interested in learning more about any of these buying needs? If so, simply click on the link embedded in each post description to review the public posting. If you are a supplier that can fulfill any of the requirements be sure to respond to the buyer right away. And remember, stay tuned next week for more of “Ariba Discovery’s Top 10 Interesting Posts of the Week” or visit Ariba Discovery now to find additional buyer postings.

lumber.jpgThis week Ariba Discovery was full of attention-grabbing buyer postings. Fashion accessories seemed to be the popular items of the week with posts for bracelets, handbags or purses, fashion coats, belts or suspenders, fashion wrist watches, fashionable imitation jewelry, gloves and scarves sets, and more. In addition to these typical posts, there were also quite a few intriguing buying needs posted on Ariba Discovery. Read on to see this week’s top 10 most interesting posts. Be sure to check out last week’s list for even more amusing posts.

 

 

10. Lumber – A contractor in Texas is trying to find a supplier of framing lumber for a new project. The buyer needs an annual shipment of framing lumber in the following sizes: 2x4x8 / 2x4x12 / 2x4x16/ 2x4x24.

 

 

9. Popcorn – A non-profit center in Nevada is looking for a supplier of snack foods. The buyer is specifically looking to purchase bulk orders of popped popcorn. The bags should be about three pounds each and both lightly salted and unsalted are needed.

 

 

8. Soda fountain straws – A buyer in Pennsylvania is searching for a supplier of soda fountain straws. The buyer is looking to purchase between $100,000 and $500,000 of soda fountain straws. The straws should be individually wrapped in a clear plastic film with a printed logo. The straws should be white polypropylene and 10.25” in length.

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7. Artificial flowers – The owner of a dollar store in Oregon is in search of a supplier of artificial flowers. The buyer is looking to purchase over $1,000 of a variety of flowers; all colors, shapes, and sizes are wanted. The buyer needs mostly stem flowers but also needs artificial foliage as well.

 

 

6. Pickles – The owner of a grocery store in Texas is seeking a supplier of gourmet foods including pickles. The buyer is looking for a variety of types of pickles including dill and gherkins. The buyer is also looking to purchase a variety of other gourmet foods including, olives, relish, and quail eggs.

 

 

5. Faux fur throws – A buyer in South Carolina is trying to find a supplier of faux fur throws. The buyer is specifically looking for 50"x60" faux fur throws, backed with faux mink, mini Sherpa, or printed faux flannel. Several styles are needed including: brown bear, black bear, grizzly wear, wolf, red fox, silver fox, rabbit, hare, snowshoe hare, otter, beaver, mink, lynx, bobcat, deer, and elk.

 

 

4. Yoga mats – The owner of a yoga studio in Colorado is looking for a supplier of yoga mats and other accessories. The buyer is looking for yoga mats, bags, straps, and other accessories in all styles, preferably the brands of Hugger Mugger and Gaiam.

 

 

3. Exotic cheeses – The owner of a butcher shop in New Hampshire is in search of a supplier of exotic cheeses. Some popular types are black cheese, pimento, bleu cheese, and cheddar cheese.

 

 

2. Event management services – A research institute in Ohio is seeking a supplier to provide event management services. The buyer is specifically looking for a supplier that can provide race management services for three events during a 12-month period. Services to include a comprehensive operational plan, strategic marketing to ensure target markets are reached, and public relations.

 

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1. Pistachios – A buyer in Florida is searching for a supplier of bulk pistachios. The buyer is looking for one ton, about $50,000 to $100,000 of salted pistachios that are still in the shell.

 

 

Are you interested in learning more about any of these buying needs? If so, simply click on the link embedded in each post description to review the public posting. If you are a supplier that can fulfill any of the requirements be sure to respond to the buyer right away. And remember, stay tuned next week for more of “Ariba Discovery’s Top 10 Interesting Posts of the Week” or visit Ariba Discovery now to find additional buyer postings.

 

leather bracelets.jpgThis week Ariba Discovery was full of attention-grabbing buyer postings. Hair products seemed to be the most popular items this week with posts for Mane & Tail hair products, Royal Moroccan brand hair products, L’Oreal hair products, TiGi hair products, and bulk shampoos. In addition to these typical posts, there were also quite a few intriguing buying needs posted on Ariba Discovery. Read on to see this week’s top 10 most interesting posts. Be sure to check out last week’s list for even more amusing posts.

 

 

10. Leather bracelets – A clothing and accessories company is looking for a supplier of fine leather bracelets. The buyer is specifically looking for leather bracelets manufacturers to do all of the production, stamping, magnetic clasping, wraps for the bracelets. The buyer is looking for a variety of colors in both synthetic and genuine leather materials.

 

 

9. Bullet-proof glass – A company in Texas is looking for a supplier of bullet-proof glass for windows. The requirements are: bullet-proof, laminated glass, glued, 10mm + 10mm (total thickness 20mm). Dimension of glass 1350 mm wide by1485mm high. Binding material: all-weather proof glass sealant, black.

 

 

8. Emergency tent services – An insurance company in Indiana is trying to find a supplier of party tents. These party tents will be used as temporary structures to inspect damage in the event of a natural disaster or emergency. Vendors would need to quickly set up and then remove the tents, and should be able to cover the footprint that the buyer serves. This includes the majority of the Midwest.

 

 

7. Workers compensation medical bill review – An insurance company in New Jersey is in search of a supplier to provide medical bill review and repricing services for workers compensation claims. Suppliers should be local to the New Jersey area and must fill out the questionnaire attached within the posting.

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6. Garage construction services – A large hospitality and gaming company is searching for a supplier to provide garage construction and expansion services for a property in Ohio. This project is specifically to expand a large, multi-level (4 stories), concrete parking garage to accommodate more cars. The supplier must have a contractor’s license in the state of Ohio.

 

 

5. Foot scrubs – A custom orthotics provider in Alabama is seeking a supplier of foot care products. The buyer is specifically looking for foot scrubs, soaps, lotions and balms. All brands are acceptable.

 

 

4. Branding services – A famous traveling entertainment company based in Nevada is trying to find a supplier of branding services. The buyer is specifically looking for a provider of a brand ambassador program. The supplier must have a physical presence (a fully staffed office) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

 

3. Used clothing consignment services – A company in Germany is seeking a supplier to provide used clothes consignment services. The buyer is interested in finding a supplier to collect used clothing door to door and then deliver to the buyer.

 

 

2. Executive transportation services – A company in Panama is searching for a supplier to provide transportation services for their employees and executives. The transportation would be for night shifts and multiple vehicles would be needed. The buyer is looking to enter a two year contract with the service provider they select.

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1. Chess board manufacturing services – A boxing supply company in Massachusetts is in search of a supplier to manufacture their custom chess sets. These chess boards are boxing themed with pieces that are shaped like boxers and gloves. Prototype drawings are attached within the posting.

 

 

Are you interested in learning more about any of these buying needs? If so, simply click on the link embedded in each post description to review the public posting. If you are a supplier that can fulfill any of the requirements be sure to respond to the buyer right away. And remember, stay tuned next week for more of “Ariba Discovery’s Top 10 Interesting Posts of the Week” or visit Ariba Discovery now to find additional buyer postings.

 

mm's.jpgThis week Ariba Discovery was full of eye-catching buyer postings. Spices and herbs appeared to be the most popular buyer needs this week with posts for onion, oregano, basil, garlic, dry ranch dressing seasoning, and spices and herbs blends. In addition to these typical posts, there were also quite a few intriguing buying needs posted on Ariba Discovery. Read on to see this week’s top 10 most interesting posts. Be sure to check out last week’s list for even more amusing posts.

 

 

10. M&M’s – The owner of a gift shop in Florida is in search of a supplier of candy for vending machines. The buyer is specifically interested in M&M’s brand candy. The M&M’s should be in 48 piece boxes. The buyer is interested in both peanut and regular M&M’s.

 

 

9. Olive dishes – The owner of an olive oil and vinegar spice shop in New York is searching for a supplier of olive dishes and serving platters. These items will be used for resale in the shop. All styles, colors, and sizes are welcome.

 

 

8. Mayonnaise – The owner of a catering company in Alabama is in search of a supplier of mayonnaise in bulk containers. Mayonnaise is an important ingredient in the buyer’s specialty chicken salad, their signature dish. The buyer likes Kraft brand mayonnaise but a similar brand is acceptable as well.

 

 

7. Medical mannequins – The owner of a new nursing school in Georgia is trying to find a supplier of medical education tools including medical mannequins. These mannequins should display skeletal structure, organ structure and other pertinent medical information. The mannequins should be plastic and have removable pieces so they can display multiple functions in the human body.

 

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6. Mac n cheese – The owner of a convenience store in Pennsylvania is looking for a supplier of mac n cheese and other shelf stable dry pastas. The items will be resold in the convenience store. The buyer is interested in purchasing mac n cheese, canned soup, and ramen noodles.

 

 

5. Back pillows – A physician in Florida is searching for a supplier that can manufacture their patented memory foam back pillows. The pillow design was made for optimal lumbar support and can integrate into chairs. The dimensions of the pillows are about 16 inches by 20 inches and are made from memory foam that is 2.5 to 4 inches deep depending on the style.

 

 

4. Bird seed – The owner of a pet supply store in Alabama is looking for a supplier of bird seed. The seed is for exotic birds including Finch, Amazon, and Macaw.

 

 

3. Hard hats – An oil field construction company in Texas is seeking a supplier of hard hats. The buyer is specifically looking for a continuous supply of class C, E, and G hard hats along with other safety equipment.

 

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2. Sage bundles – The owners of a Reiki therapy shop in New York are seeking suppliers of sage bundles. The sage bundles are used for purification ceremonies and smudging. The buyer is also looking for sweet grass for similar use.

 

 

1. Digital signage – A packing solutions company in Virginia is trying to find a supplier of digital signage. Specifically, the buyer is looking to partner with a supplier that can provide a global digital signage content solution that is centrally managed but allows for local site administration of content. Cloud based solutions are preferred as well as compatibility with Chrome boxes.

 

 

Are you interested in learning more about any of these buying needs? If so, simply click on the link embedded in each post description to review the public posting. If you are a supplier that can fulfill any of the requirements be sure to respond to the buyer right away. And remember, stay tuned next week for more of “Ariba Discovery’s Top 10 Interesting Posts of the Week” or visit Ariba Discovery now to find additional buyer postings.

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