ShopTalk 2019 Recap

By | March 14th, 2019

Shoptalk 2019

To the more than 8,400 attendees at Shoptalk last week in Las Vegas, it is clear that physical retail is not dead and the future of retail belongs to those that stay customer driven and agile! Now in its fourth year, Shoptalk describes itself as an event “where the entire retail ecosystem comes together to […]

Imagine an Interactive E-Commerce World with Image Capture

By | March 7th, 2019

Image Capture

Do you ever wonder why there are only 1 or maybe 2 pictures of a product when online shopping? Does it frustrate you when you can’t read all of the fine print on a label? Internet Retailer reports that 75% of consumers listed the quality of the product images as the most important feature when […]

The Search for the Golden Product Content Record

By | February 28th, 2019

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Today’s consumers demand complete, trusted, brand verified product content. High quality product content is the foundation of a great customer experience that delights customers and drives conversion. Master Data Management has always been important for the standardization of processes to increase efficiencies and lower operational costs. However, providing trusted product content has gotten very complex for companies […]

Data Aggregation – Land of 1,000 Islands

By | February 21st, 2019

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In the beginning…there were islands. These were software islands that were formed due to various systems in various departments, capturing various product information elements, describing the same product in various places. Indeed, the IT landscape is diverse which poses several challenges for companies and IT departments. While striving for the “Golden Record” (the holy grail […]

1WorldSync Customer Advocacy Program

By | February 12th, 2019

Customer Advocacy

1WorldSync recently launched a brand new customer advocacy program! This exciting program has been designed to enable thought leaders and experts within the world’s leading brands and retailers to share their valuable insights with peers looking to solve similar problems. How Does It Work? It’s really simple – participants will be provided with engaging opportunities […]

NRF Big Show Made A Big Impression

By | February 7th, 2019

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For all my time working in the retail space, I finally had the opportunity to attend the NRF (National Retail Federation) Big Show in New York City. They were not kidding…this thing is BIG. First impressions, it is a who’s who of new tech, old tech and retailers.  People from all over the world descend on […]

Quality Data – Champion & MVP

By | January 31st, 2019

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With the “BIG GAME” and post-season honors on the horizon, we’ll hear a lot about the stars: the best QB of all time, the running back who can’t be stopped, the safety who covers like a blanket and the linebacker who plays sideline to sideline.  All deserving but unfortunately, we’ll near almost nothing about the […]

2019 Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) Maintenance Releases: Are You Ready?

By | January 17th, 2019

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The Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) rolls out quarterly maintenance releases that can be comprised of updates ranging from additions / changes to attributes and code lists, validation rules, data migrations, schema changes, and more. One of the largest challenges most organizations face when it comes to the GDSN is understanding what changes are coming, […]

The Key to Engaging Shoppers and Elevating E-commerce: Extended Attributes

By | January 15th, 2019

Online experience has become a critical differentiator in today’s hyper-competitive, hyper-connected global market. The bottom line is that digital screens drive and influence sales with more than 80% of shoppers check the internet before deciding where and what to buy. In the coming year, your digital content strategy must work even harder to help your […]

Take Your Product Content For a Spin

By | January 10th, 2019

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Consumer behavior is shifting and the time to adjust is now! Over the last decade or so, we’ve observed consumers metamorphosize into ecommerce-driven buyers. It’s clear that as time progresses the demand for product content, including image capture, is insatiable and ecommerce is not going away any time soon. Put a Spin On Your Product […]