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Transforming tomorrow

50 years ago, the GS1 barcode was scanned and transformed 
grocery shopping and empowered more reliable 
and resilient supply chains. 

Getting started

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.

Scan smarter with QR codes powered by GS1

Experience the power of the next generation of barcodes.

QR codes powered by GS1

Our latest news

Read our latest news and you will learn how our standards are being applied throughout the UK and globally.

Meet our members

Meet our members

Member stories

See how we support our members and help
them grow their businesses.

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.

Get a barcode

Need a barcode?

Whether you’re selling your products online or in store, it all starts with a GS1 number and barcode.