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Nov 05, 2019, 09:15 ET New "Verified by GS1" to Help Brands and Retailers Share and Retrieve Product Data

A new global solution named Verified by GS1 will provide consumer packaged goods (CPG) retailers and marketplaces with brand-verified product data,...


Oct 23, 2019, 09:15 ET Pharmaceutical Industry Has Made Significant Progress in Addressing DSCSA Serialization Requirements

A new Barcode Assessment study conducted by AmerisourceBergen Corporation, McKesson Pharmaceutical and Cardinal Health, in collaboration with GS1...


Oct 21, 2019, 10:40 ET Team Bloodchain Wins GS1 US Trace-a-thon for Its Innovative Traceability Solution

Team Bloodchain claimed the top $10,000 prize at the first GS1 US® Trace-a-thon held October 19-20 at Broadway Studios in San Francisco, CA. Their...


Oct 08, 2019, 09:15 ET GS1 US Now Accepting Industry Speaker Proposals and Startup Lab Applicants for GS1 Connect 2020

GS1 US® is now accepting applications from industry thought leaders and Startup Lab applicants for GS1 Connect 2020, the annual conference and...


Sep 17, 2019, 09:15 ET New GS1 US Research Reveals 59% of High-Growth Small Businesses See Direct Correlation Between Sales Growth and Complete Product Information

A new study titled "Charting the Growth Journey: From Product to Profitable Business," conducted by GS1 US® in collaboration with Longitude, a...


Sep 04, 2019, 09:15 ET New GS1 US Implementation Guideline to Help Pharmaceutical Industry Prepare for Upcoming DSCSA Verified Returns Deadline

GS1 US® has published a new Implementation Guideline titled Applying the GS1 Lightweight Messaging Standard for DSCSA Verification of Returned...


Jun 24, 2019, 08:42 ET GS1 US Celebrates the 45th Anniversary of the Barcode's Debut in Retail

GS1 US®, the information standards organization best known as the administrator of UPC barcodes, this week celebrates 45 years since the debut and...


Jun 21, 2019, 09:15 ET GS1 US Announces LexSet Wins Startup Lab Pitch Competition at GS1 Connect 2019

GS1 US® announces LexSet, a computer vision (CV) company, has won the $10,000 first-place grand prize in the inaugural Startup Lab Pitch Competition...


Jun 20, 2019, 09:15 ET Procter & Gamble, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, Saladino's Foodservice and Temptime Recognized With GS1 US Excellence Awards

GS1 US® recognized four companies yesterday with GS1 US Excellence Awards for their achievements in implementing GS1 Standards to improve business...


Jun 11, 2019, 09:15 ET GS1 US Appoints Retail Grocery, Food Industry and Healthcare Leaders to Board of Governors

GS1 US® has appointed the following executives to its Board of Governors: Jim Brennan, executive vice president, national retail sales, US region,...


May 30, 2019, 09:15 ET GS1 US Publishes Guideline Update: Applying the GS1 System of Standards for U.S. FDA Unique Device Identification

GS1 US® has published a significant update to its Implementation Guideline, "Applying the GS1 System of Standards for U.S. FDA Unique Device...


May 09, 2019, 09:15 ET GS1 US Issues Guideline for Order Consolidation in Apparel and General Merchandise

GS1 US®, in collaboration with leading North American apparel and general merchandise brands, retailers and solution providers, has published the GS1 ...


May 07, 2019, 09:15 ET GS1 Connect 2019 Agenda to Offer Numerous Supply Chain Innovation and Digital Evolution Learning Opportunities

GS1 Connect® 2019, the conference and exhibition hosted by GS1 US®, will feature speakers from more than 125 leading companies, including...


Jan 31, 2019, 09:15 ET GS1 US Releases Point-of-Care Scanning for Surgical Implants Implementation Guidance

GS1 US® has published an implementation guidance, titled "Point-of-Care Scanning for Surgical Implants," to help healthcare providers electronically...


Nov 26, 2018, 10:30 ET GS1 US Relocates Headquarters to Ewing, New Jersey

GS1 US®, the information standards organization, has relocated from Princeton Pike Corporate Center in Lawrenceville, NJ to a new, "built-to-suit"...


Nov 19, 2018, 09:15 ET Executives from eBay and PVH Join GS1 US Board of Governors

GS1 US® has appointed Ron Knapp, vice president, structured data, eBay Inc., and Kevin Urban, executive vice president, logistics services, PVH Corp. ...


Nov 15, 2018, 09:15 ET Expert on the Connection Between Happiness and Success, Shawn Achor, Named GS1 Connect 2019 Keynote Speaker

Shawn Achor, happiness expert and bestselling author of The Happiness Advantage and Big Potential, has been selected to headline GS1 Connect® 2019,...


Nov 13, 2018, 10:00 ET GS1 US Launches GS1 US Rx EPCIS Conformance Testing Program

GS1 US® has launched a new GS1 US Rx EPCIS Conformance Testing Program, designed to support the pharmaceutical industry in implementing the...


Oct 18, 2018, 09:15 ET Pharmaceutical Industry Packaging Serialization Lagging as DSCSA Enforcement Deadline Looms

Nearly 80 percent of pharmaceutical product packages still do not have a readable barcode with all four required data elements pursuant to the Drug...


Oct 16, 2018, 09:15 ET GS1 US Launches Cross-Industry Blockchain Discussion Group

GS1 US® is establishing a cross-industry discussion group to help companies better understand the transformative qualities of blockchain in the...


Oct 10, 2018, 09:15 ET New Study from the Auburn University RFID Lab and GS1 US Confirms RFID Enables Nearly 100% Order Accuracy for Retail

New research from the Auburn University RFID Lab and GS1 US® found that brand owners and retailers using Electronic Product Code (EPC®)-enabled radio ...


Oct 03, 2018, 09:15 ET GS1 US Now Accepting Speaker Proposals for GS1 Connect 2019

GS1 US® is now accepting applications from industry leaders interested in presenting at GS1 Connect® 2019, the annual conference and exhibition that...


Aug 14, 2018, 09:15 ET New GS1 Digital Link Standard to Help Brands Connect Consumers with Useful Product Information Online

GS1®, the global information standards organization, has ratified a new global Web standard and guideline to help industry optimize the online...


Jul 25, 2018, 10:00 ET GS1 US Expands Certified Content Provider Program to Help Small Businesses Meet Retailer and Consumer Expectations for Complete Product Information

The GS1 US® Certified Content Provider Program has expanded to include five newly certified partners: Awesome Data, dataX.ai, ItemMaster, Label...


Jun 06, 2018, 09:15 ET Crane USA, IPC/Subway, and Mercy Recognized with GS1 US Excellence Awards

GS1 US® recognized three companies yesterday with GS1 US Excellence Awards for their achievements in implementing GS1 Standards: Independent...