Simple at scale; making niche marketplaces a part of your e-commerce plan

Jun 17, 2020, by Austin Gleeson - Category: MarketplacesIn the delivery economy era, the key to e-commerce success for SME producers is to cater to a broad range of niche customers in a range of niche marketplaces

In the delivery economy era, the key to success in e-commerce is to cater to a broad range of niche customers.More shoppers are buying from more producers. This has become more apparent in the last few months with the massive growth in SME food and drinks businesses starting to trade online. While many businesses have added stores to their websites, a lot of this online sales growth has been supported by the increase in numbers of Irish e-commerce portals and niche marketplaces.Marketplace giants such as Amazon, eBay or...

The story behind hurling's new yellow sliotar

Feb 5, 2020, by Kieran Moran - Category: TechnologyBy Kevin Moran, DUC: the new digitised yellow sliotar has come through a rigorous set of tests over the last few years

Written by Kieran Moran, DCU and published on RTE BrainstormHurling is one of Ireland’s most popular sports and the design of the sliotar is central to how one of the world's fastest field sports is played. It must allow for short passing with the hand and hurley, accurate striking for large distances and comfortable catching by players. Photo: Digital Yellow Sliotar - Green Fields Digital Sports TechnologyOne challenge however is that supporters and the game’s guardians do not want the ball to be able to be struck too ...

The shifting role of tech providers in the fast changing supply chain

Aug 23, 2019, by Austin Gleeson - Category: Retail TechnologyThis study of 700 retailers & manufacturers throughout Europe provides insight into a supply chain that's being forced to push efficiencies to the next level.

GS1 Ireland Gold Partner, TrueCommerce, together with independent market research specialist Vanson Bourne, commissioned a study amongst 700 retailers and manufacturers throughout Europe.

Below are some of the findings of the report. 

Download the full report here.

Infographic of TrueCommerce tech provider supply chain report

Video: Benefits of a barcode

May 11, 2018, by GS1 Sweden - Category: Barcode SolutionsA barcode can do so much more than you think; see for yourself in 90 seconds...

A barcode can do so much more than you think; see for yourself in 90 seconds...

What can a barcode help with?

Thanks go to our colleagues in GS1 Sweden for producing this video clip

Do you want to increase your product’s online visibility?

Jan 19, 2017, by Maria Svejdar - Category: Omni Channel RetailConsumers want trusted, consistent product information to deliver a truly seamless cross-channel and cross-device experience. Find out how GS1 standards help.

Enabling ecommerce conversionsToday’s on-demand economy has consumers in control. They are looking for an easier, faster, and better way to browse, compare, and shop. They want trusted, consistent product information to deliver a truly seamless cross-channel/cross-device browsing, discovery, shopping and fulfilment experience.Do you know what prevents you from getting “good content” to drive conversions?Are you looking to learn how product identification can enhance your product listings and grow your traffic?Want to ma...