Tuesday, June 9, 2009

News of the Day

Retailing in a Recession - The Opportunities for Outsourcing
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Retailing in a Recession - The Opportunities for Outsourcing" report to their offering. The increasing economic pressures affecting the retail industry means that companies will increasingly look to outsource technology and business processes to cut costs and focus on core skills. This report provides a detailed analysis of service providers capabilities in selling to the retail sector through the current recession.

Lenexa Outsourcing Facility Adding 725 Jobs
DB Digitalburg.com advised that a Pennsylvania outsourcing company is nearing the end of an expansion at a customer call center in suburban Kansas City that will ultimately employ 725 new workers. NCO Group began the $5.6 million expansion in Lenexa, Kan., last year. The facility originally employed about 400 people and will ultimately employ 1,100. The company provides outsourcing services for businesses, including accounts receivable management, customer management and other administrative functions.

Significant Increase Predicted for Legal Outsourcing
IP Review Online reported that offshore legal support services will see a major increase in their work volumes as they mature. A new study indicates that law firms are becoming more familiar with the sector as they work to offset costs.

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