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A Better Way to Find Stuff Online

By | April 21st, 2015

Finding and comparing products online is far more frustrating than it needs to be.  Especially if you’re trying to find the online version of a product you found in the store. There is almost no correlation between the offline product world and the online product world. I can say this confidently, because I found out […]

How to Be MjR3 Ready!

By | March 23rd, 2015

1WorldSync understands the implications of Major Release 3 for its diverse community of trading partners. The impact to each organization may be very different depending on what attributes they support and what interface they have into their data pool.  1WorldSync is helping its community Be MjR3 Ready by breaking it down into three steps and providing […]

Product Information and the Impact on Childhood Nutrition

By | February 25th, 2015

1WorldSync’s Foodservice Key Account Manager, Ryan Robichaud discusses the importance of product information and the impact on Childhood Nutrition with Leslie R. Otts, MS, RD, LDN, SNS – Region 1 Nutrition Specialist with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI). 1WorldSync: What are the expectations you’re encountering for accurate nutritional information from school nurses, parents, […]

The Future of Retail is Cloudy

By | February 18th, 2015

I recently had a chance to speak with Philip Britt who was writing an article for Enterprise Apps Today about the 9 Tech Trends Transforming Retail. There is one area in particular that we discussed I thought I would spend some more time on here today – the Cloud. The retail industry is facing a […]

Consumers are head over heels for product information

By | February 11th, 2015

Consumers worldwide are in love with product information. They’re using it to research and guide their purchasing decisions and they’re accessing it in various ways from multiple locations before committing to check out. The consumer electronics industry is an ever evolving industry with a constant introduction of the latest and greatest products.  The digital age […]

Early Availability of New Product Information

By | January 8th, 2015

The demand on brand owners for accurate product information continues to grow – consumers want to have confidence in the information for food & other products, such as ingredients and allergens.  Retailers want to understand accurate dimensions of products for shelf planning and supply chain purposes.   When it comes to new products that have not […]

1WorldSync & Clavis Insight: Benchmark Data Quality Study

By | December 22nd, 2014

Online sales are up *23 percent year over year from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday due to the holiday shopping.  Therefore it is essential for product information to be accurate and complete so consumers can make smart buying decisions. That is why, 1WorldSync and Clavis Insight collaborated to identify the causes of inaccurate product data […]

Identifying the Barcode gets Easier!

By | December 15th, 2014

Today when communicating the Barcode (many times referred to as the UPC or EAN) as part of the information about a product, the type of bar code must also be specified:   Confusion may result on how to properly identify the Barcode. With the upcoming GDSN Major Release, the EAN.UCC identification attribute gets easier!  A […]

1WorldSync’s customers have the convenience of having a “One Stop Shop”…

By | October 7th, 2014

Pam Hoock from Bunzl describes her experience with 1WorldSync’s Digital Asset Management capability Supply Chains are evolving to address the pressing needs of the digital economy. Businesses must respond to the demand for the exchange of digital assets, from high quality images, eCommerce thumbnails, product safety documentations, video and other digital media. 1WorldSync offers a powerful […]

GDSN Attributes 101: A Quick Count

By | September 18th, 2014

There are 1,100 GS1/GDSN standard product attributes.  But don’t quote me on this.  That’s because the count is approximate, and growing.  More importantly, the 1,100 calculation requires several scoping and definitional qualifiers. A GS1/GDSN standard product attribute can be defined as a product item attribute that has been “approved” and “modeled.”  “Approved” means the attribute […]