A newly formed organization called the Consumer Electronics Working Action Group (CEWAG), which is an initiative of GS1 Australia, is intended to help consumer electronics retailers and suppliers identify how to advance the industry with supply chain standards and tools for eCommerce. Specifically, as you can see by this news item, they have a chief interest in the following:
The group’s stated key objective is to work with all interested industry trading partners to develop, promote and implement aspects of the GS1 system including product identification, automatic data capture, electronic messaging, data synchronisation and product classifications to enable effective and efficient business processes.
Participants in the working group, according to the article, include Bing Lee, Breville, BSR Group (Betta Electrical and Chandlers), Dick Smith, Electrolux, Fisher & Paykel, Harvey Norman, LG, Panasonic, Retravision, Sony, Sunbeam, and Whirlpool.
For more detailed information about this initiative direct from GS1 Australia, scroll their Australian Consumer Electronics page.