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From kitchen to £40m – the Pasta Evangelists story

Snubbed by Harvard, burned by the impresarios from Dragons’ Den and overlooked by countless investors, Italian-born Alessandro Savelli might have given up on his business vision: bringing premium pasta to the hungry masses.

Opinion piece

16/07/2021

Take our exporting survey to win one of four £100 Amazon vouchers

Export is a topic that many of our members are interested in.

Industry news

23/06/2021

Grow. Innovate. Thrive: our new GS1 UK partner finder will help you get there

To better connect our members and partners we have revamped our GS1 UK partner finder – head of partnerships, Robert Flack, shares the details.

Opinion piece

25/02/2021

Is Real-Time Data Exchange (RTDE) the answer to meeting growing consumer demand?

Nick Garner, director of operations at AdvanceFirst, explores the shift from traditional electronic data interchange (EDI) to Real-Time Data Exchange (RTDE) to meet growing consumer demand.

Guest opinion piece

09/12/2020

A place for Scan4Safety in the delivery of the Medicines and Medical Devices database

Following ministerial discussion on the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill on 2 September in the House of Lords, head of healthcare, Glen Hodgson, shares his views on where standards and point-of-care scanning could have a fundamental role to play.

Opinion piece

04/09/2020

GMHSCP's journey towards creating a safer healthcare supply chain

For Neil Hind* and the team at GMHSCP, adopting GS1 standards is enabling them develop a better, safer, and more efficient healthcare supply chain.

Guest opinion piece

10/06/2020

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

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