GS1 Canada

ECCnet Planogram Content

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Value to Retailers and Other Data Recipients

Data Excellence

  • GS1 Canada’s commitment to data excellence ensures bilingual product data is perpetually cleansed and updated and 100% accurate and complete, helping to build trust between trading partners.
  • Data excellence tools, such as TrueSource™ Dashboard, provide visibility to planogram content gaps, enabling users to increase the completeness and quality of data being provided to their trading partners.
  • Planogram content is captured according to GS1’s global Product Product Measurement Guidelines. Data for weights and dimensions are captured under shelf-ready conditions, reflecting changes that can happen during shipping and storage such as product settling or swelling.

Global Standards

  • GS1 global standards create a common language to identify, capture, share and use data, ensuring critical information is accessible, accurate and easy to understand.
  • With global standards, there is a shared, sector-wide, repeatable method for capturing and presenting content, helping ensure that the planogram images and data you receive from different suppliers is consistent and interoperable with your systems.
  • Planogram content is captured according to GS1’s global Product Image Specification Standards and Product Measurement Guidelines.

Single Source of Truth

  • Quickly and conveniently access the standardized, bilingual content you need when you need it from a single source of truth, rather than requesting content from each trading partner individually.
  • Using The Vault, you can access planogram content from all of your participating suppliers in a single place, streamlining the process for using content for your planogram creation.

Planogram Content Extract

  • This premium feature delivers an automated update of planogram content, including changes to packaging, in a format you choose in order to help the construction of optimized, accurate planograms.

Improved Operational Efficiency

  • Improve speed-to-market, save resources and increase consistency by replacing manual, repetitive processes and paperwork with one centralized, non-proprietary industry solution.
  • GS1 Canada planogram content is compatible with all planogramming software, making it easier to use content provided by your suppliers.
  • Accurate planogram data gives you have the right measurements to ensure products fit on shelf and usable display space is not wasted.

Category Completion and Perpetual Store Audit

  • GS1 Canada can work with you to identify any missing or out-of-date marketing content in your database and capture updated content on the supplier’s behalf.

Trusted Canadian Industry Expertise

  • Have confidence in GS1 Canada’s industry knowledge gained through over 40 years of delivering global standards-based solutions. Specific industry-directed mandatory attributes and images are captured, ensuring all content meets Canadian trading partner and regulatory requirements.
  • Content collected by the ECCnet Planogram Content solution is based on product versions sold in Canada, including any product variations unique to the Canadian market and with weights and measures available in metric, helping ensure you are leveraging the right information when creating planograms.