Category Archives: Retail

Online is not always better than offline

I ran across an interesting article on one of my favorite meat media, TheMeatSite. It was about Tesco rolling out a new QR code in Thailand. You may now start asking plenty of questions, especially why a British retailer picks … Continue reading

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Overview of barcodes in the Food Industry for dummies

A lot of companies approached me over the past few weeks about challenges they had with barcodes. While I wrote already a few items on the topic, I thought to write a general overview for people with the necessary resources … Continue reading

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GS1 compliant software solutions

I don’t really know what happened this week. We are between the holidays and people left and right of me have their challenges of being GS1 compliant. It must be that time of the year, where people get around to … Continue reading

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Tech Shopping considerations Christmas 2011

American Thanksgiving is about 2 weeks away now. Major retail chains will open at midnight that evening with their door busters to get a head start shopping for gifts for their loved ones. I know a lot of people that … Continue reading

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Does plant traceability really help?

Being German, I am following the news coming from Germany about the E. coli outbreak that killed by now more than 15 people and have thousands sickened. It is for me a déjà vu, remembering the tomato scare we had … Continue reading

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