GS1 US Prepares for Retail’s BIG Show

Every January for the past 102 years, retailers have gathered in New York City.  The annual conference hosted by the National Retail Federation (NRF) – known simply as Retail’s BIG Show — is the place to kick-start the year, strengthen partnerships, amp up business plans and find new solutions for the coming year. The next event will be held from January 13-16, 2012 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City — and GS1 US is busy preparing educational and insightful sessions, collaborative industry meetings, and a fun, interactive booth.

GS1 US Booth
Visit us at Booth #341 on January 14th and 15th for a hands-on demonstration of an EPC-enabled RFID storefront -- and exciting give-away!

GS1 US Sessions at NRF

Lost in a Turbulent Sea of Data: Solving the Consumer ‘Search and Discovery’ Dilemma
Monday, 01/14/2013 2:00PM -3:00PM , Room Hall A, 1A 06-08

Moderator Bob Carpenter (GS1 US)

Speaker(s): Fritz Model (eBay), Melanie Nuce (GXS), Ram Rampalli (

Track(s): Information Technology, Supply Chain

The Ultimate Retail Supply Chain Machine: Connecting the Consumer to the Factory
Sunday, 01/13/2013 2:00PM - 3:00PM , Room Hall E, 1E 12-13

Speaker(s): Brian Kirkpatrick (Proctor & Gamble), Andre Martin (RedPrairie Collaborative Flowcasting Group LLC), Larry Smith (West Marine)

Track(s): Information Technology, Supply Chain

Item Level RFID Initiative – Working Group Meeting

The Item Level RFID Initiative is an inter-industry group of leading retailers, suppliers, industry associations, academia and solution providers, dedicated to quantifying the benefits of EPC-enabled RFID at the item level, and to exploring how the technology can improve business processes along the retail value chain.

A face-to-face meeting of the Initiative’s integral Getting Started Working Group will be held during the week of the NRF Big Show in New York:

Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 9:00AM to 4:00PM
 NYC Marriott Marquis 1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036 - Cantor/Jolson Room

To learn more about this meeting or if you would like to participate, click here.

Related GS1 US Apparel and General Merchandise Industry News