The GS1 US Apparel and General Merchandise Initiative
Improving Business Processes and Supply Chain Visibility
The GS1 US Apparel and General Merchandise Initiative is an industry group that is committed to defining business challenges and opportunities and organizing members to explore solutions and create adoption plans. The members of the Initiative represent a broad cross-section of industry trading partners.
GS1 US launched the Initiative upon the merger with the Voluntary Interindustry Commerce Solutions® (VICS) in 2012. Today more than 100 suppliers, distributors, retailers and logistics providers are participating members in Initiative activities, focused on improving inventory accuracy, exchanging standardized product data and achieving traceability with GS1 Standards.
By joining the Initiative, your organization will take a leading role in helping shape the future of the apparel and general merchandise industries. Benefits of membership include:
GS1 US Apparel and General Merchandise Initiative Workgroups
The work of the Initiative is driven by workgroups of industry stakeholders who are collaborating to develop standards-based guidelines, best practices, case studies and thought leadership. Workgroup members also seek alignment on future opportunities for unlocking further value from the use of GS1 Standards. Participate in the workgroups that are most important to your organization:
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Members, Advocates & Partners
Apparel and General Merchandise Initiative 2014 Year in Review