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GS1 standards play a vital role in retail, foodservice and healthcare

With over 33,000 members we work with many of the leading organisations in the UK. And as one of 112 independent, not-for-profit GS1 organisations operating across 150 countries worldwide, our reach and impact is global.

We can provide informed opinion to many of the leading business stories of the day. And our industry spokespeople are regularly featured in business and national press and speak at many conferences.

For all media queries please contact:

David Hilton, GS1 UK
E david.hilton@gs1uk.org
T +44 (0)20 7092 3527

Press releases

2017
11 Dec Retailers advised to provide clear product information or risk losing customers before Christmas
07 Dec New product data and image service unveiled for the retail industry
06 Dec GS1 UK welcomes Derby Teaching Hospitals’ Gavin Boyle on its Supervisory Board
27 Nov Boom in businesses selling on Amazon, eBay and Google
07 Nov Report unveils best strategies for selling via online marketplaces
18 Oct Report on impact of data standards in retail published for consultation
14 Oct World Standards Day: GS1 UK shines a light on power of standards in healthcare
13 Oct New series of workshops to help SMEs trade with high street stores
7 Sept Home improvements sector booms as cost of moving and DIY shows encourage renovations
1 Aug GS1 UK appoints Kim Ludlow as Solutions Director
19 Jul Leading grocery retailers and brands commit to industry charter for a common approach to product data management
23 Jun New parcel label using GS1 open, global standards will transform deliveries in the UK and across Europe
12 May 74% of British businesses say “barrier-free trade with the EU” more important than “restricting the free movement of people” in Brexit negotiations
7 Apr New EU Unique Device Identification regulations align with US and recognise the vital role of GS1 standards
23 Mar GS1 UK launches new LocationManager service in support of NHS drive for operational efficiencies and improved patient safety
14 Mar Small British firms benefit from resurgence in local authentic heritage products
26 Jan Deployment of GS1 standards across the NHS is delivering proven patient safety and financial benefits