CEO insight | Between the lines
Gary Lynch, CEO at GS1 UK, talks about how standards can transform the way we work and live
As a consumer, I see how GS1 standards can help retailers overcome the disconnect that sometimes exists between what they promise and what they can actually deliver.
And in healthcare, I really appreciate the amazing work the NHS is doing despite the enormous pressures it’s facing – costs, technology, an ageing population and more. Which is why, we’re working closely with them to implement GS1 standards – to save lives and money.
Here, you’ll read my views on how we’re helping industry improve its service delivery to customers and patients and also my insights on how we collaborate and innovate with our members.
Explores new market insights that show how exports of British food and drink continue to grow despite the uncertainties surrounding Brexit
What can they learn? Gary explains all in this article
Gary comments on a recent piece of research conducted by GS1 UK and the impact of productDNA:hub will have on the grocery industry
A major new service for the retail industry – productDNA:hub will be the UK retail industry’s single source of trusted data.
Why digital protectionism matters and why it could prevent a new era of global trade unless we act now
A report sets out two very different scenarios for the retail industry. One with global standards and one without
A new report looks at the role of standards in today’s world of changing consumer lifestyles and advances in digital technology
What impact the Trump presidency might have on British businesses exporting to the United States
If we want British business to succeed in exporting, it’s vital that our export goods don’t get stuck in the station
What the future holds for British businesses, in light of Brexit and the rise of protectionism globally
Gary comments about our recent Buying British in 2017, revealing interesting insights into the British drinks market
Gary looks at how leading grocery retailers are responding to consumer demand for more British products
Gary revisits the huge food waste problem looking at the steps that industry have recently taken to reduce food waste
Gary explains why only by working together retailers and brands will finally solve the problem of poor product data in the UK grocery sector
Gary talks to Ben Sillitoe, Editor of Essential Retail about GS1 UK’s newest collaborative industry programme, Digital DNA
At our 40th AGM Gary looked back in history, and confirmed that standards are as relevant now as they have always been
Gary comments about our recent research into the apparel sector, which asks some challenging questions for retailers and brands about decreasing margins
Gary outlines how industry can work together to eliminate the big problem of food waste
As part of our annual review, Gary outlines how this year has been a year of growth and collaboration
Looking at the pressures the retail industry faces today – and explains why industry collaboration is the way forward
Gary spends some time catching up with Andrew Cairns, CEO of Mammy Jamia’s, learning about the challenges he has faced growing his business
Gary discusses how GS1 standards provide a seamless experience for today’s connected consumers
An interview with George Wright, Commercial Director for Strategy & Operations, Tesco PLC who recently joined the GS1 UK Supervisory Board
Gary reviews how retailers dealt with 2015’s busiest shopping day