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Technology, Transparency & Trust

By | October 6th, 2015

The Three Pillars Defining Our Age In our last blog, we discussed current pressures impacting the consumer markets, including the FDA’s Public Law 111-353 through its “Food Safety Modernization Act”, as well as from other governmental and ‘watchdog’ groups’ reviewing the food industry. But we are now living in an age that is going beyond […]

Major Release 3: Trick or Treat?

By | October 2nd, 2015

There are seven months until the GDSN Major Release 3. Are you aware of the impacts to your organization? Do you know what to expect? Are you needlessly afraid? If you prepare now, you could set yourself up for delightful surprises. MjR3 has improvements that could save your organization time and aid accuracy, such as […]

1WorldSync Annual User Group, Europe

By | September 29th, 2015

The 2015 Annual User Group, Europe was a fun and informative event, bringing 184 participants from 89 companies and 18 countries together for a day of collaboration and sharing! Our key theme was: “Be efficient, Be compliant, Be transparent”. The event kicked off with a networking boat cruise and the EMEA Power of 1 Awards. […]

4 Steps to making your product information Omni-present for Walmart.com and Beyond

By | September 25th, 2015

Just as the leaves are turning from green to auburn brown this Fall, our attention turns to the holiday season. The time of the year when consumers are getting ready to spend for the Holidays.  The leaves aren’t the only thing changing, however,  shopping habits have been immeasurably impacted by conscious consumers and smart mobile […]

The FDA wants YOU – to be compliant

By | September 23rd, 2015

September 24th 2015 is upon us, thus the second deadline for UDI compliance has arrived. As a quick recap, the FDA is requiring all medical device product information to be submitted to their Global Unique Device Identification Database (GUDID) in order to more easily and accurately identify and trace medical devices along the supply chain. […]

Food Safety has Life-Altering Consequences

By | September 23rd, 2015

History was made this week as a former CEO received the largest penalty ever for a food poisoning outbreak case because his product contained a deadly disease. This ruling will inevitably cause a fundamental shift in how future outbreaks are handled, by the courts and the foodservice industry alike. Food manufacturers are now on high […]

Walmart.com is getting ready for Cyber Week…Are you?

By | September 15th, 2015

Where did summer go? Fall decorations, Halloween costumes and cold weather gear surrounds us and yet summer still lingers. It’s crazy how retail brings the seasons to us before mother-nature does. I have now succumbed to pumpkin lattes, Oktoberfest beers and started to decorate in browns and gold.

Translate images into dollars

By | September 14th, 2015

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but, in today’s economy, it’s also worth thousands of dollars. Understanding the importance of digital assets seems second nature.  A product’s main image is the salesman at 3:30 am when someone is shopping online.  It’s customer support in the shape of a digitized instruction manual and […]

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 […]

Shopping for Quality Content

By | September 2nd, 2015

Recently, I became a father and with that came a bunch of new purchases; changing tables, bath toys, strollers…this was all new to me.  Each new item brought a new set of buying requirements (mostly from my wife).  I didn’t know we needed a certain diaper type for night time, or that a stroller had […]