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SmartLabel Gains Momentum in 2017 in Preparation for Consumer Awareness Campaign

Posted by Stephen Poppe on September 19, 2017

The adoption, traffic and engagement numbers for SmartLabel™  are all on the rise as the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) looks to grow and mature this popular transparency initiative. 

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Topics: SmartLabel™, Company Viewpoint


L’Oreal Canada and Label Insight Launch First Dual-Language SmartLabel Pages

Posted by Katie LeGrand on February 7, 2017

We are thrilled to announce our flagship venture into international transparency with the launch of the first SmartLabel pages in Canada this week.

Our partnership with L’Oreal Garnier Haircare has enabled this expansion of the brand’s commitment to SmartLabel into the Canadian market, and we are proud to see these pages come to life. Product packaging will direct consumers via QR code to the dual-language SmartLabel pages, ultimately aiding to answer demands of transparency-driven consumers.

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Topics: SmartLabel™


Label Insight Applauds Unilever US Fragrance Transparency Initiative for Personal Care Brands

Posted by Angie Kimes on February 7, 2017

Nearly 4 in 10 consumers say they would switch to a new brand from a current preferred brand in favor of increased product transparency, and 73% of consumers would be willing to pay more for a product that offers complete transparency, according to a recent survey by Label Insight. The demand for transparency is clear, yet two of the most challenging categories in which to find information are those in which we come in contact the most -  food and personal care products.

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Topics: SmartLabel™, Company Viewpoint


What Does it Take to Get Started with SmartLabel?

Posted by Katie LeGrand on January 5, 2017

Many brands are currently deciding how to best approach upcoming changes to the Nutrition Facts Panel. But why update your packaging and product data for the new label and then go back and do it all over again for GMO disclosure? Plus, these are just the two current mandates that are part of a much larger consumer demand for product transparency that will continue to evolve. As brands seek to find the best way to answer this demand, many are choosing to participate in the SmartLabel initiative now to get ahead of the curve.

Brands that adopt a "label it once" mindset and embrace a scalable and future-proof solution, such as SmartLabel, will be able to easily update their product data to respond to evolving regulation changes. SmartLabel is not a one-time, band-aid solution. It is a multifaceted, dynamic approach to delivering more complete and accurate information to your consumers while also complying with industry regulations.

We thought it would be helpful to share some best practices for getting started with SmartLabel including how to plan for your data, organize your internal resources, prioritize your products, and create high quality SmartLabel pages.

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Topics: SmartLabel™


Food Dive: SmartLabel's Role in GMO Labeling Compliance and Industry Transparency

Posted by Press on August 2, 2016

GMO labeling is officially mandatory, and QR codes could become the new standard on the grocery aisle.

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Topics: SmartLabel™


How SmartLabel Gives Retailer Owned Brands Brands a Competitive Advantage

Posted by Dave Byman on June 7, 2016

Owned brand. Store brand. Private label. Brand X. Typically thought of as generic products of questionable quality, no-frills packaging and basic typefaces, intended only for those on a strict budget. We were loyal to the big, national brands we trusted. Sure, when money was tight, we might have overlooked the stigma of owned brands because of the lower price, but when times got better, we’d return to our favorite national labels. And as the health and wellness trend grew with an ever-increasing focus on natural and organic foods, we willingly paid the price for what we perceived to be superior products and superior brands.

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Topics: SmartLabel™


Label Insight and Scanbuy Partner to Enhance SmartLabel™ Solutions

Posted by Kira Karapetian on April 26, 2016

Industry leaders will integrate deep product attribution and QR code technology into their solutions for brands participating in the transparency initiative

Label Insight the leading provider of SaaS data solutions that strengthen the connections between CPG brands, retailers and consumers, and Scanbuy, the global leader in mobile marketing solutions, have partnered to enhance their respective end-to-end solutions for helping brands participate in the SmartLabel initiative.  

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Topics: SmartLabel™, Label Insight News


Your Top 5 SmartLabel Questions Answered

Posted by Kira Karapetian on April 19, 2016

Implementing SmartLabel is no small task for a company. A lot of questions are asked as a brand decides if and how it will participate in this transparency initiative. Do we start with one product, or go live with all products? What product information is most important to consumers? How will we gather this information?

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Topics: SmartLabel™


SmartLabel Leaders: Pam Bailey, CEO of Grocery Manufacturers Association

Posted by Label Insight Team on April 14, 2016

Welcome to SmartLabel Leaders, a series of interviews with the leading minds and organizations, brands and service providers fueling the SmartLabel transparency initiative forward.

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Topics: SmartLabel™


3 Steps to SmartLabel (Yes, it’s that easy!)

Posted by Label Insight Team on April 11, 2016

Your consumers want transparency. They want to know what’s in the products they’re eating and using. As a brand, you want to deliver this information. So when the SmartLabel initiative was announced you rejoiced. A way to conveniently give shoppers access to lots of information about your products? Yes, please! 

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Topics: SmartLabel™


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