Associazione della federazione statunitense del Retail:
The Association for Retail Technology Standards (ARTS) is an international membership organization dedicated to reducing the costs of technology through standards.
Since 1993, ARTS has been delivering application standards exclusively to the retail industry. ARTS has four standards: The Standard Relational Data Model, UnifiedPOS, IXRetail and the Standard RFPs.
ECR stands for "Efficient Consumer Response".
ECR Europe is a joint trade and industry body, to make the grocery sector as a whole more responsive to consumer demand and promote the removal of unnecessary costs from the supply chain. With its headquarters in Brussels, ECR Europe works closely together with national ECR initiatives in most European countries. Through participation in collaborative projects at European and national levels, best practice is identified which enables retailers and manufacturers to reduce inefficiencies in their supply chain.
EPC Global is leading the development of industry-driven standard for the Electronic Product Code (EPC) to support the use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) in today's fast moving, information rich trade network.
GS1 is a leading global organisation dedicated to the design and implementation of global standards and solutions to improve the efficiency and visibility of supply and demand chains globally and across sectors. The GS1 system of standards is the most widely used supply chain standards system in the world.
Indicod-Ecr una associazione di categoria senza scopo di lucro che raggruppa aziende industriali e distributive operanti nel settore dei beni di largo consumo. Ad essa fanno capo, su base volontaria, circa 33mila imprese, che complessivamente sviluppano un giro d'affari stimato in 106 miliardi di euro. Indicod-Ecr intende porsi quale punto di riferimento istituzionale di tutto il "Sistema Produttore/Distributore/Consumatore" per lo sviluppo di tecniche, soluzioni operative, standard e strumenti atti ad ottimizzare l'efficienza dei processi relativi al Sistema.
Since 1986, VICS, the Voluntary Interindustry Commerce Solutions Association, has worked to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the entire supply chain. VICS pioneered the implementation of a cross-industry standard, Quick Response (QR) that simplified the flow of product and information in the retail industry for retailers and suppliers alike.