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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...


Mar 24, 2016, 09:30 ET GS1 US Now Accepting Nominations for the 19th Annual GS1 US Apparel and General Merchandise Retail Industry Achievement Awards

A call for nominations is now open for the GS1 US Apparel and General Merchandise Retail Industry Achievement Awards, which recognize achievement...


Feb 18, 2016, 09:30 ET Leading Futurist and Advisor on Global Innovation, Daniel Burrus, to Deliver Keynote Speech at GS1 Connect 2016

 Daniel Burrus, renowned futurist and advisor on global innovation, will deliver a keynote speech at GS1 Connect™ 2016, the annual...


Feb 08, 2016, 12:00 ET GS1 US Workshop Series Supports FDA Unique Device Identification Requirements for Healthcare Professionals

 GS1 US will hold a series of workshops for healthcare professionals to guide them through GS1 Standards implementation to address the...


Feb 03, 2016, 12:00 ET GS1 US Data Quality and Supply Chain Visibility Workshops to Provide Guidance on Improving Data and Supporting Product Traceability

 GS1 US will hold a series of workshops on the topic of data quality and supply chain visibility for professionals in data and supply chain...


Jan 26, 2016, 09:30 ET GS1 US Expands Advisory Services Program to Address Unique Industry Challenges

The GS1 US Advisory Services program has been expanded to provide customized technical and business expertise to address industry's unique GS1...


Jan 13, 2016, 09:30 ET QVC Chief Information Officer Joins the GS1 US Board of Governors

 Linda Dillman, chief information officer, QVC®, the global leader in video and e-commerce retail, has been appointed to the GS1 US Board...


Mar 19, 2015, 10:00 ET GS1 US Survey Shows Manufacturers and Retailers Embrace RFID to Enhance Inventory Visibility

The results of the 2014 GS1 US Standards Usage Survey show that apparel and general merchandise manufacturers and retailers are using item level...


Feb 12, 2015, 10:00 ET GS1 US Advisory Services Program to Provide Customized GS1 Standards Implementation Guidance

 A new GS1 US Advisory Services program provides GS1 US members with customized technical and business expertise to address their unique...


Jan 28, 2015, 11:45 ET GS1 Connect 2015 Keynote Speakers Announced for 15th Annual Conference

Three keynote speakers will headline the 15th annual GS1 Connect 2015 conference themed "Innovate. Collaborate. Transform." The keynote lineup...


Jan 06, 2015, 10:00 ET GS1 US Introduces New Retail Industry Guideline to Support RFID Implementation

GS1 US has released a new guideline called the "Tagged Item Performance Protocol" (TIPP) to help the retail sector consistently define, test and...


Dec 16, 2014, 10:00 ET Fifteenth Annual GS1 Connect Conference Draws Supply Chain Executives for Improved Trading Partner Collaboration

GS1 Connect™ 2015, the annual conference and exhibit hosted by GS1 US, will inspire attendees to examine business processes with the theme...