Tag: product information

The Future of Social Commerce

By | September 9th, 2014

I think it is fair to say that commerce has always been a very social activity. Marketplaces have been a gathering place for people for thousands of years and word of mouth has always been a huge influence on what people buy. But as more and more people engage in social networking activities and platforms […]

Global Reach, Local Connection- How 1WorldSync is bridging the Gap

By | August 19th, 2014

International trading has always played an important role in Asian countries. In a practical business, it takes a lot of effort to get customers’ orders shipped out; however, it is even more challenging on the back-end of production. There’s potential risk which can cause continuous logistical errors. Product information errors cause a domino effect of errors resulting in […]

Enable and Empower your Supply Chain!

By | July 23rd, 2014

Now, more than ever, global supply chains are under pressure to be agile and transparent, in the face of renewed consumer demand and the massive rise of Omni-channel commerce. In today’s digital world, your product information is one of your most valuable assets. Before your customers and trading partners ever see the physical product, they […]

GDSN® Major Release 3

By | July 15th, 2014

1WorldSync remains committed to the GDSN standards and will support the upcoming GDSN release, Major Release 3.  With this release, GDSN will be better enabled to more quickly implement new requests into the standard.  There are also many enhancements to existing attribute sets, including nutrients, ingredients, allergens, tax, hazardous materials, promotional, packaging and many others. […]

1WorldSync Annual Congress – Stay Connected!

By | July 8th, 2014

One of my favorite events at 1WorldSync is the Annual Congress in Cologne, Germany. Last year, I was impressed by the variety of topics and in-depth individual sessions. Annual Congress provides insights on how having accurate product information can open many doors for your company. 1WorldSync’s Annual Congress which will be held on September 30 […]

#1WorldSyncSelfie Scavenger Hunt Makes a Big Impression!

By | June 30th, 2014

The first ever social media scavenger hunt was a huge hit at GS1Connect! Over 100 photos were uploaded or retweeted throughout the week! Thank you to all who took part in highlighting 1WorldSync and our exciting events! Lori Bigler from Smucker’s became our first #1WorldSyncSelfie contest winner! Congratulations Lori!   We appreciate everyone’s involvement and […]

The Era of Contextual Shopping

By | June 19th, 2014

Digital technologies are transforming the way we shop. E-commerce and smartphones have raised the expectation consumers have about their shopping experience. One of those expectations is around personalization. Amazon knows what brands I buy, what type of product I’m searching for, what special events I have in my life, what types of new products I […]

Omnipresent Approach to Next Generation Retail

By | June 18th, 2014

Did you know that *over $272,000 is spent online every minute and **72% of people are influenced socially through ratings, reviews and recommendations? Shopping behavior has changed significantly due to the multitude of online channels with information that is easily accessible to consumers to help make smart purchase decisions. Traditionally purchase decisions were influenced through […]

Addressing Continuous Product Safety & Compliance – Cope is not a Strategy!

By | April 24th, 2014

How does your business address product risk and compliance? Are you simply coping from one regulatory mandate to the next… stringing several point solutions together as you go along, or is there a more holistic solution. For most businesses, addressing product risk and compliance is not an easy one to answer and you are certainly […]

GDSN® all grown up…

By | April 16th, 2014

It’s been over 10 years since the first data was exchanged via the Global Data Synchronization Network™ (GDSN) and much has changed.  In my 10 years of involvement in product data exchange through the GDSN, data synchronization and information exchange has never been more exciting than it is now.  The ability to talk first-hand about […]