Tag: E-Commerce

The Supplier Side – Must Do: Leveraging Walmart’s Store Assortment Online Initiative

By | September 27th, 2016

Consumers continually demand a seamless shopping experience across all platforms. So, the flip side of course is that if a customer can’t find the right product online, it becomes a source of frustration and likely a loss sale. The quest for omni-channel supremacy continues for retailers across the board. Mega retailers, such as Walmart, are […]

“Great News for Suppliers: Walmart’s Acquisition of Jet.com”

By | August 11th, 2016

Consolidation: To bring together (separate parts) into a single or unified whole; unite; combine. Generally speaking, market consolidation – be it health insurance, airlines or phone carriers – has not necessarily been good thing for consumers. Rather, it’s traditionally meant the potential for future price increases as a result of less competition. But faster than […]

How Shoppable Are Your Products?

By | August 8th, 2016

According to the National Retail Federation, 73% of back-to-school consumers plan to shop approximately a month or two before school starts. Armed with school supply lists and cranky kids, parents are beginning the annual pilgrimage for folders and number two pencils. But lists have become longer and more specific.  And certainly college-bound students have precise […]

Attend 1WorldSync 2016 Annual User Group, Europe!

By | July 13th, 2016

1WorldSync 2016 Annual User Group, Europe associated with GS1 Germany ECR Tag  is right around the corner! 1WorldSync Annual User Group season kicked off with great success at the 1WorldSync 2016 Annual User Group, Americas in Washington D.C. As we build off the momentum, we are excited to see the community at the 1WorldSync 2016 Annual User […]

4 Reasons Why Consumers Heart Online Shopping

By | April 25th, 2016

Welcome to the leveled playing field of eCommerce.  A field paved with opportunity, growing market shares and reduced barriers of entry.  Forget traditional store fronts and other demands of maintaining a physical presence.  Who needs costly advertising in Yellow Pages, newspapers, or magazines when there are free search engines, email campaigns, low cost banner ads, […]

The Omni Channel Challenge – 3 Tips on How your Organization can transition to a full customer shopping experience

By | February 24th, 2016

“Here is a simple but powerful rule: always give people more than what they expect to get.” ~ Nelson Boswell “The customer experience is the next competitive battleground.” ~ Jerry Gregoire “Make your product easier to buy than your competition, or you will find your customers buying from them, not you.” ~ Mark Cuban We […]

Roses are red, violets are blue, I love chocolate but I’m allergic to glu (ten)

By | February 8th, 2016

‘Tis the season. You romantics might know it as Valentine’s Day, but for us chocolate lovers, its chocolate month. It’s everywhere you look. Giant and small, in heart-shaped and square boxes, accompanied by various t-shirt wearing stuffed animals, and in weird and wonderful shapes (I’m looking at you chocolate heart-shaped key). For a chocolate lover […]

5 Tips for Moving Business Online After the Era of “Black Friday”

By | December 11th, 2015

It’s December 2015 and Black Friday is behind us.  I mean that in a literal sense (2 weeks have now passed) but also in the sense of The End of an Era. Per retail analysis firm Shopper Track, Black Friday 2015 showed a 10.4% drop year-over-year in physical store sales since 2014.  This drop is […]

1WorldSync Annual User Group Europe is just around the corner!

By | September 2nd, 2015

This year the 2015 Annual User Group Europe will be co-located with GS1 Germany’s ECR Tag at the World Conference Center in Bonn, Germany. Join us for an evening of networking and a full day (September  21 – 22) of engagement with your trading partners and industry peers. At AUG Europe, we will help you […]

Regulatory Compliance and Beyond

By | August 21st, 2015

Globally, businesses are experiencing the same challenge: they need robust, trusted, accurate product information. Consumers are demanding it, trading partners are requiring it, and governments are mandating it. While meeting consumer and customer demands are certainly a driver for change, regulatory mandates with tangible repercussions for non-compliance push businesses into action. Organizations all over the […]