2D in Retail: A new dimension in barcodes
To better enable the digital consumer, the retail industry is embarking on one of the biggest changes since the original introduction of the barcode: the adoption of 2D barcodes.
Over 200 million products! The growth continues: Verified by GS1 can be used to check the identity of over 200 million barcodes.
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GS1 2D barcodes gain momentum in China
The Chinese Zhejiang province (65 million inhabitants), GS1 & GS1 China signed a joint announcement for an ambitious Global Migration to 2D project.
New Deloitte report
A new report calls to enhance the use of GS1 standards for identification of vaccines to succeed in Covid-19 vaccination programmes
New success stories demonstrate how GS1 GDSN simplifies data exchange
Four companies share how they optimised time and reduced costs by exchanging high quality product information.
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Procter & Gamble’s Data Excellence Journey
A discussion with Laura Becker, President of Global Business Services
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Learn more about the GTIN
The Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) can be used by a company to uniquely identify all of its trade items