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Jun 22, 2017, 09:00 ET New GS1 US Resource Helps Small Businesses Grow and Compete Online with Enhanced Product Information

GS1 US® has launched a new resource to help small businesses create and manage complete and accurate digital listing product content. The GS1 US...


Jun 21, 2017, 08:00 ET Coca-Cola North America, Dot Foods, REI CO-OP, Target, Tegu and Upper Lakes Foods Recognized with GS1 US Excellence Awards

GS1 US® has recognized six companies with GS1 US Excellence Awards for their achievements in implementing GS1 Standards to transform business...


Jun 15, 2017, 10:00 ET Executives from Pensiamo and QVC Join the GS1 US Board of Governors

Mary Beth Lang, executive vice president for Cognitive Analytics and Computing at Pensiamo, and Venkatesh Natarajan, vice president of...


May 02, 2017, 09:30 ET Thought Leaders in Grocery, Retail, Healthcare and Foodservice Share Strategies for Supply Chain and E-commerce Innovation at GS1 Connect 2017

GS1 Connect® 2017 will feature presenters from more than 50 leading corporations including Google Manufacturer Center, Mondelēz, Pfizer and Target...


Apr 11, 2017, 10:00 ET Category Management Association Partners with GS1 US to Offer GS1 Standards Courses for Professionals Seeking Certification

GS1 Foundations Online Certificate Courses based on GS1 Standards have been accredited by the Category Management Association (CMA). The GS1 US®...


Mar 29, 2017, 09:30 ET GS1 US Digital Convergence Forum 2017 to Explore Redefining the Future of Commerce

GS1 US® is hosting the Digital Convergence Forum, an exclusive event from June 21–22, 2017 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The Forum provides...


Mar 23, 2017, 10:00 ET GS1 US Data Hub | Product View/Use Takes the Guesswork Out of Sourcing Product Data

To help the retail industry source complete and accurate product data that meets the information demands of consumers, GS1 US now offers access to...


Mar 08, 2017, 09:30 ET Foodservice Guideline Aims to Enhance Food Traceability and Safety

GS1 US® has published a new "Implementation Guideline for Case-Level Traceability Using GS1 Standards," which offers step-by-step guidance for the...


Feb 22, 2017, 09:30 ET GS1 US Publishes New Guideline to Help Retail Grocery Industry Effectively Share Product Attributes via the Global Data Synchronization Network

GS1 US® has released a new retail grocery industry guideline called the "GS1 US Guidance for Sharing Product Attributes via GDSN in Retail Grocery"...


Feb 08, 2017, 09:43 ET Square Co-founder Jim McKelvey and Tech Guru Katie Linendoll Named Keynote Speakers for GS1 Connect 2017

Square co-founder, Jim McKelvey and TODAY Show technology contributor, Katie Linendoll will address attendees at the annual GS1 Connect® 2017...


Feb 06, 2017, 11:30 ET Foodservice GS1 US Standards Initiative Workgroups Evolve to Focus on Implementation and Operational Efficiencies

GS1 US® has introduced a new structure for the Foodservice GS1 US Standards Initiative workgroups for 2017 focused on transitioning from basic...


Nov 21, 2016, 11:35 ET Macy's and P&G Executives Join GS1 US Board of Governors

RB Harrison, chief omnichannel officer of Macy's, Inc., and Alfredo Colas, global business services (GBS) director at Procter & Gamble...


Nov 09, 2016, 09:15 ET New Release of GS1 US Guideline Helps Pharmaceutical Industry Prepare for DSCSA Item-Level Traceability Requirements

GS1 US® has published a new release of the guideline, Applying GS1 Standards for DSCSA and Traceability (R1.2), to help the pharmaceutical industry...


Oct 06, 2016, 12:15 ET Call for Presentations for GS1 Connect 2017 Now Open

GS1 US® is now accepting applications from industry leaders interested in presenting at the annual GS1 Connect® 2017 conference...


Sep 20, 2016, 10:14 ET USDA Branded Food Products Database Created to Expand the USDA National Nutrient Database

Five organizations, including the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), the International Life Sciences...


Jul 27, 2016, 09:30 ET GS1 US and Joint Industry Coupon Committee Collaborate to Deliver Digital Couponing Standard

GS1 US and the Joint Industry Coupon Committee (JICC) have collaborated to create a standard for paperless couponing. Ratified by information...


Jul 07, 2016, 10:00 ET GS1 and Global Retail Industry Collaborate to Improve Commerce Through Simplified Unique Identification

 A GS1® collaboration with retail industry leaders offers a simplified path forward for the unique identification of products to better...


Jun 28, 2016, 09:30 ET GS1 US Publishes Product Images Application Guideline to Help Retail Grocery Industry Reduce Inefficiencies and Meet Consumer Demands

GS1 US® has released a new guideline that will provide retail grocery trading partners with a resource for standardizing image capture, naming...


Jun 22, 2016, 09:30 ET GS1 US Integrates Three Online Tools to Introduce New GS1 US Data Hub®

 GS1 US® has introduced a new online tool that provides members with validated, GS1 Standards-based product, location and company...


Jun 06, 2016, 09:30 ET New GS1 US Mobile Scan Solution Delivers Next Revolution in Product Identification for Enhanced Consumer Engagement

 A new revolutionary solution, named GS1 US Mobile Scan, offers the next generation of product identification, helping brands and retailers...


Jun 01, 2016, 09:00 ET The Blessing Basket Project, Dillard's, Levi Strauss and UPS Honored During 2016 GS1 US Apparel and General Merchandise Retail Industry Achievement Awards Ceremony

GS1 US® recognized four companies yesterday with GS1 US Apparel and General Merchandise Retail Industry Achievement Awards during the GS1...


May 31, 2016, 11:00 ET GS1 Launches Major Update to Global Data Synchronization Network

GS1, the global standards organization, announced the successful global launch of GDSN Major Release 3, an update to the Global Data...


May 25, 2016, 09:30 ET Walmart Executive Joins GS1 US Board of Governors

Cameron Geiger, senior vice president – Walmart Technology, has been appointed to the GS1 US Board of Governors. He will help guide the GS1...


May 23, 2016, 11:00 ET New GS1 US Guideline Harmonizes E-Commerce Fulfillment Processes

A new guideline focused on e-commerce and omni-channel fulfillment processes has been released by GS1 US to help the retail industry evolve toward...


May 09, 2016, 11:11 ET GS1 US and McKinsey & Company Collaborate to Deliver New Digital Convergence Forum Next Month

 With consumer expectations driving significant changes in e-commerce, GS1 US and knowledge partner, McKinsey & Company, will host the...