February 12, 2019

As mentioned in a previous newsletter, SDC is ramping up data content support of government regulations, specifically California Proposition 65.  Through detailed review of content needed between manufacturers and resellers, SDC is...

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February 12, 2019

Please welcome these new Manufacturers to the SDC!  They have begun the on-boarding process with our Data Lab Teams:

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February 12, 2019

Brands that have recently on-boarded with SEMA Data Co-op

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February 12, 2019

SDC is fully compliant with PIES 7.0!  One of the major changes in this version release is all PIES Coded Values have been decoupled from the PIES XSD and moved to the Product Classification Database (PCdb), allowing Autocare to release...

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January 31, 2017

ACPN is a membership segment of the Auto Care Association. More specifically, ACPN is a professional society comprised of automotive content professionals, or catalog managers as they have long been known. ACPN serves the professional development requirements of their members for education, training, technology solutions, industry insights,...

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January 17, 2017

Please enjoy this recent commentary published in Aftermarket Business: http://www.searchautoparts.com/aftermarket-business/opinion-commentary-d...

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August 10, 2016

The SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) introduced a new feature to simplify PIES and ACES imports for Suppliers through Basic and Advanced Load Sheets in Excel or Pipe Delimited formats. With more than 1,200 members included in the co-op, the SDC is the largest openly accessible industry product data repository.

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August 1, 2016

Are you aware that Google requires full compliance on its Global Trade Identification Numbers (GTIN) requirement for most products to qualify for inclusion on Google Shopping feeds? The GTIN-12 is used in the United States and Canada and is encoded into 12-digit UPC Barcodes. Google will show “item level disapprovals” for products that don’t...

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April 1, 2016
We have reached another member milestone - over 900 Receivers are now participating in the SDC representing tens of thousands of retail, online and wholesale locations! Craig Schmutzler, Director of Member Support, states "Our momentum in 2016 has been tremendous, and we very much value the...
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March 4, 2016

SEMA Data introduced a new feature that gives resellers instant data updates and makes it possible for manufacturers to get their products to market faster than ever before. Resellers will now automatically and instantly receive updated data formatted to their individual requirements anytime a supplier publishes new information. With more than...

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