Latest news

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

102 news items listed

Programme
Sectors
Organisation

What is the future of the barcode and why is it important to your business?

The world has changed significantly since the introduction of the barcode in 1974 and, with it, the demands for accurate data have increased.

Industry news

21/05/2020

Learn from my mistakes - how to protect your hard-earned profits from the f*** up fairy

Foodie champion and UK grocery expert, Karen Green, shares some examples of the times that things haven't gone quite right in business and how you can avoid making the same mistakes.

Guest opinion piece

24/01/2020

Data transformation is at the heart of customer experience [podcast]

Data transformation may seem like a buzzword in the retail industry, but data accuracy has never been more important.

Industry news

16/12/2019

Key takeaways from Amafest 2019

A few of weeks ago we attended the Amazon Sellers Conference in Manchester. Here are a few of the key takeaways from the event.

Industry news

28/10/2019

Connecting organisations – what’s your problem?

In a series of blogs from our 2019 healthcare conference sponsors, Ian Moody, associate at Transalis assesses the challenges of connecting systems and information across organisations.

Guest opinion piece

17/05/2019

Three ways that barcoding can accelerate SME growth

That familiar black picket fence with numbers beneath it, hiding in an inconspicuous corner of every product’s packaging. It’s even on the wristbands you’ll receive if you are admitted to hospital, in the form of a square DataMatrix.

Industry news

17/04/2019

Seller Sessions Corner – March 2019

This month Danny McMillan talks about building seller’s capabilities in growth, either with off-Amazon traffic or expanding into brick and mortar.

Industry news

11/03/2019

GS1 UK and ONS join forces for incisive retail analysis

Following a turbulent year for the British retail sector, we joined up with the UK’s national statistical institute, to deliver retail industry insight

12/02/2019

GS1 UK recognises industry champions and welcomes a new chair

Taking place on 1 November in the City of London, GS1 UK’s 42nd annual general meeting (AGM) wrapped up a year of prolific growth for the standards and data management organisation.

Industry news

09/11/2018

How to sell online: a guide to turning your high street store into a multi-channel business

Being a bricks and mortar retailer is tough. With almost six thousand UK high street shops closing last year and online retail sales souring, it can feel like you’re fighting a losing battle when it comes to saving the high street.

Industry news

22/10/2018

Filter results

Programme
Sectors
Organisation