Monday June 1, 2020

Best Business: GS1 has the code for success

Smart barcodes can lessen retailer losses and protect consumers from making bad purchases, writes Leslie Faughnan.

1st September, 2012
Mike Byrne, chief executive of GS1 Ireland.

Would you be open to buying something that was getting close to its best before date if there was a discount? Irish consumers certainly are, according to a survey of consumer shopping attitudes late last year for GS1, the Irish branch of the world body for standards in product identification and supply chain. The survey showed that Irish shoppers do proactively monitor the dates on products. More to the point, more than 70 per cent...

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