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Attribytes has been acquired by Syndigo!

Here’s why, and what you need to know… Last week, we announced that Attribytes had been acquired by Syndigo, bringing together two great companies with a shared vision to exchange information for brand owners, distributors, retailers, and other key stakeholders in the supply chain. Many of our clients have shared their congratulations and excitement; many also have had questions about how this will impact their content management offerings today and in the longer term.   Syndigo + Attribytes = A win for all industries, especially Foodservice.  Syndigo and Attribytes have many company similarities, and – dare I say – synergies. Both are … Read more

3 Virtual Food Show Session Ideas

A successful virtual event will demand engaging content, such as live chats or demonstrations from national or local celebrities and thought leaders. Here’s a few key topics and examples of presentations that would engage customers to login and spend time clicking around your virtual event! 1. Menu Trends 3 menu trends to boost take out sales Limited menus, meal kits, and to-go options are prevalent on today’s menu. Here’s the 3 things you need to make sure are available to … Read more

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3 things you should know to fix your gs1 scorecard immediately

What items are missing data? Is the data that I’m providing the same data that my distributors are looking for? My data pool says my data is compliant – why is my scorecard looking so grim? How come my scorecard looked good last month, but now I have items failing? The Attribytes team receives questions like these – and more – every day. It’s OK. You are not alone. We are going to get through it together. First, let’s talk … Read more

Foodservice Companies – We need your help to identify your ‘retail ready’ items

As consumer demands rapidly evolve, foodservice distributors and manufacturers are having to maneuver their models to accommodate two major needs: Delivering ‘Retail Ready’ products to customers outside of foodservice Offering ‘Grab and Go’ products to help operators bolster their take-out offerings The one major challenge with accommodating these two needs is that distributors do not have the critical attribution needed to understand which manufacturer products will service these two needs. Here’s how you can help… What we’re asking for In … Read more

Top Data Pool FAQs for 2020

Q: What is a data pool? A Data Pool is a service provider that allows brand owners (Data Sources) and distributors (Data Recipients) to exchange product information across the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN). Data Pools are typically offer Software as a Service (SaaS) that allow Data Sources and Data Recipients to manage a catalog of products that are uniquely identified by Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs). GTINs are associated to a unique Global Location Number (GLN) that identifies the … Read more

How to make sure your images are more than just ‘compliant’

Let’s talk images again. While you may have heard us talk about images in the past, possibly in our first town hall webinar with Food Marketing Solutions or our previous blog on image compliance, we are still fielding questions on why it’s important to work with a professional photographer and what to expect. So, we are digging into some more of the logistics around getting your images taken and what you should expect from a professional engagement with a company … Read more

How to Write Marketing Content for Foodservice in 2019

In today’s world, shopping online seems to be a pretty robust e-commerce experience for consumers. When it comes to foodservice marketing best practices, however, our VP of Customer Experience, Jason Gunn, discovered several shortcomings related to marketing; images, descriptions, and content, when trying to help his customers feel comfortable making purchasing decisions online. If there’s anyone reading this who has never shopped online, come and see Jason Gunn personally. For the rest of us, let’s take a look at a … Read more

How to get Best-in-Class data with Beaver Street Fisheries

In our Town Hall with special guest, Ray Poinsette, Director of Process Improvement at Beaver Street Fisheries, we talked about how Beaver Street went from making every mistake possible with GTINs to having best-in-class content by leveraging scorecards. Poinsette feels it’s important to share their journey to help their partners and support everyone working together for GDSN synchronization. An industry leader’s guide to achieve 100% on all of your GS1 scorecards Beaver Street Fisheries is not only known for their … Read more