The DIY, Garden & Pet segment has changed a lot in the last few years and is, at this point, one of the leading sectors in e-commerce.
It is a very large industry, which includes a multitude of SKUs and all kinds of variants that are not displayed in shops but can be ordered.
Identification, with GS1 keys, is critical, as well as correct and accurate product data, in order to organise and structure a large and often fragmented supply chain.
In 2022, GS1 in Europe has done a lot of work on harmonising existing data models across Europe.
Additional projects are being prepared to continue this work.