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Feb 06, 2018, 10:00 ET Award-Winning CNN Commentator Mel Robbins and Technology Ethnographer Dr. Tricia Wang to Headline GS1 Connect 2018

CNN commentator and motivational speaker, Mel Robbins, and technology ethnographer Dr. Tricia Wang, will headline the GS1 Connect 2018® conference...


Feb 01, 2018, 09:15 ET President and COO of Wakefern Food Corp., Joseph Sheridan, Named Chairman of the GS1 US Board of Governors

GS1 US® has appointed Joseph Sheridan, president and chief operating officer, Wakefern Food Corp., as chairman of the GS1 US Board of Governors....


Jan 08, 2018, 13:00 ET GS1 US President and CEO, Bob Carpenter to Discuss the Importance of Product Identity with Digital Convergence Visionary Shelly Palmer at CES 2018

GS1 US®, the information standards organization, will be a Presenting Partner in the Innovation Series breakfast at the Consumer Electronics Show...


Dec 04, 2017, 09:30 ET Wegmans CIO Joins GS1 US Board of Governors

Dave DeLaus, senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of Wegmans Food Markets, has been appointed to the GS1 US® Board of...


Nov 28, 2017, 09:30 ET New GS1 US Technology Produces Test Cards to Support Effective Barcode Verification Processes

GS1 US® now offers test cards created with a new, proprietary verification machine called the 1D Judge®. The test cards produced by the 1D Judge...


Oct 10, 2017, 10:00 ET GS1 US Now Accepting Proposals for GS1 Connect 2018

With a focus on supply chain, e-commerce, and technology topics and solutions, GS1 US® is now accepting applications from industry leaders...


Sep 27, 2017, 09:15 ET US and International Supply Chain Leaders to Convene for 32nd Global GS1 Healthcare Conference on Patient Safety and Supply Chain Security

Healthcare leaders from private industry and government agencies will gather to share use cases and progress updates on the worldwide...


Aug 08, 2017, 09:15 ET New Resource from GS1 US Helps Healthcare Industry Optimize Supply Chain Operations Through Standardized Product Identification

GS1 US® has published a new resource to help healthcare companies improve patient safety and supply chain efficiency by better leveraging unique...


Aug 02, 2017, 09:11 ET Retail Industry Collaborates on Guideline to Provide Consumers with Richer Product Details and to Power Unified Shopping Experiences

GS1 US® collaborated with retailers, manufacturers, brand owners, suppliers and solution providers to launch the GS1 US Best Practice Guideline for...


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...