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For any business, be it a huge firm like British Airways or a small PR agency, spending money is the first step to making money. But, most importantly, they must spend it wisely, and this is where professional purchasers come in. They have to account for everything a company needs to run its daily affairs, from pencils to aircraft to television advertising time.

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