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tED Magazine - Power Up Your eCommerce Efforts

  • 15 Mar 2017
  • idw

Investing in the future means investing in top-notch product data. The industry has created a solution that equips distributors with standards-based, comprehensive, up-to-date product data directly from their manufacturer trading partners: the Industry Data Warehouse (IDW).

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Beyond the 43: Packaging Information

The 43 critical fields contain transactional, marketing, and packaging information that was identified as the most crucial information for distributors to conduct business and sell the manufacturers’ products. However, the IDW actually has more than 350 data fields available for manufacturers to populate. This series will highlight the ways in which manufacturers can take advantage of the other data fields to provide more in-depth information, differentiate their brand, and showcase their products as they see fit. In this article, we will highlight the benefit of providing additional layers of Packaging Information that go beyond the critical field requirements.

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tED Magazine - Better Data Better Warehouse

  • 24 Jan 2017
  • idw

The best way to ensure the data in your business system matches the data in the suppliers' systems is by accessing manufacturer data through a single, centralized source, like IDEA's Industry Data Warehouse.

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