Whether you’re just starting out or you’re a large global brand, our standards can power your business to trade seamlessly, efficiently and safely – both digitally and physically.
Need a barcode?
If you’re selling your products in store or online, you’ll need a barcode number (or GTIN). And GS1 is the only authorised provider of unique GTINs.
Inform and protect your customers with a single, trusted source of data for your products that you can share easily.
Our latest campaigns
We’re campaigning on the topics where our standards can be used to power a safer and more sustainable world – including sustainability, patient safety, trade and food safety.
Feed us the Facts
We’re calling for greater transparency across the food industry with our Feed us the Facts campaign.
Powering the circular economy
We are harnessing the power of our standards to drive the move towards a more circular economy.
Standards & services
Our standards provide a common way for you to uniquely identify, accurately capture and automatically share information about your products, locations, assets and more.
Identify your locations
Simplify your location management with GS1 Global Location Numbers (GLNs), our unique global identifier.
Speed up your orders and payments
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) messaging speeds up the ordering and payment processes for organisations across industries, worldwide.
Events, webinars and training
We run a host of events and webinars, alongside our regular training courses to help you implement and get the most out of our standards.
Whether you want to be your own boss, have a business idea or simply want to improve your entrepreneurial skills, StartUp 2022 London is the event for you.
Getting started with GS1 UK - January webinar
Learn from our experts how GS1 standards work, as well as how to use our online tools effectively.