December 7, 2018

AGA Marvel Scales Retail Relationships with Edgenet

Scaling retail relationships is never easy for any manufacturer, even for one that dates back to the 1920s. But AGA Marvel is finding that the process can be made easier, thanks to Edgenet.

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November 29, 2018

US Stove Turns Up the Heat on Product Content

Transitioning a manufacturing company from solely managing truckload shipments to retail partners to an integrated business model that supports both traditional retail channels and ecommerce and drop-shipping is a big endeavor. US Stove made it happen with Edgenet.

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customer product experience
October 31, 2018

Future Implications of Product Experiences

Because of the ever-increasing access to technology, customers expect to find everything they need with a few taps on their phones. This has led to the deconstruction of the linear, step-by-step customer journey. Learn how product experiences and product experience management are changing the ways customers shop, retailers sell, and suppliers supply.

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Automotive Aftermarket and Amazon
October 24, 2018

Amazon and the Automotive Aftermarket

Built on technology developed by Partpic, a company Amazon acquired in 2016, the feature is able to match the items from photos to relevant items in the catalog. Let's examine latest technology advancements being used by Amazon, such as Part Finder, and their impact on the automotive aftermarket.

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Excel Used for Product Management (PCM/PXM)
October 17, 2018

Moving Beyond Excel

Many retailers and suppliers settle for using Excel spreadsheets or antiquated technology to manage product content, but it's becoming less and less reliable. Below, we highlight the shortcomings of previous approaches and the need for robust product content and product experience management technology.

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Amazon Key in car and Automotive
October 3, 2018

The Impact of eCommerce on the Automotive Aftermarket

Amazon has disrupted every industry, including the automotive aftermarket. Let's explore the impact of eCommerce on how automotive parts are sold, and the resulting challenges facing retailers and suppliers.

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ecommerce shopping online
September 18, 2018

5 Inventory Trends to Watch

The consumer environment is ever-evolving and the traditional view of supply and demand are changing to keep pace. In this article, we investigate five current and future trends that will impact the hardlines of retailers.

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Open shop
August 1, 2018

Taxonomy 101: What Suppliers and Retailers Need to Know

For a long time, libraries and biology labs were the places you might have learned about taxonomy. But the internet and our complex digital systems have changed that. Clicking through...

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being digital
June 18, 2018

Being Digital vs. Doing Digital: Tricia Wang at GS1 Connect

The internet and other digital systems have been transforming the way we conduct business and commerce for more than 20 years. Why now do we talk about “digital transformation,” and what does "being digital" really mean?

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