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Overcoming the barriers to selling online – whatever your business persona

Our research paper, ‘the rise of the UK digital entrepreneur’, looks at the challenges that all types of online sellers’ face. At the same time, online marketplaces can really be harnessed to help drive a businesses’ growth strategy, once you know how they operate.

Industry news

13/12/2017

DHSC to fund Acute Trust subscriptions to LocationManager

Following the success of the first six months of LocationManager, Trust subscription fees will now be centrally funded

05/12/2017

Scan4Safety - A view from Nick Newbury, Squadron Medical

In a series of blogs from our healthcare conference sponsors, Nick Newbury, Sales Manager at Squadron Medical, explores how to use GS1 technology to deliver patient safety

Guest opinion piece

28/11/2017

What accurate product data will mean to retailers, brands and shoppers

In this final blog in the series, Jim Dickson, Head of Grocery Retail at GS1 UK, looks at how the Digital DNA programme will solve the problem of inaccurate product data for the retail industry.

Industry news

09/10/2017

New release of GS1 General Specification released – version 17.1

Find out the latest updates to GS1 standards – or just explore what they can do for you and your business.

Industry news

25/08/2017

Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust becomes the first Trust to complete all four phases of Scan4Safety

Derby has implemented GS1 standards across all three primary use cases - inventory management, purchase-to-pay and product recall

Industry news

22/08/2017

Get involved with developing EDI in the UK

EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) – using GS1 standards – is a fundamental business process used by thousands of businesses in the UK and globally. It’s essential for ordering, delivering and paying for goods efficiently.

Industry news

31/07/2017

How industry is tackling the food waste problem

Find out the latest updates to GS1 standards – or just explore what they can do for you and your business.

Industry news

13/07/2017

It’s a great time to be a customer – but at what cost to the retailer?

Jacky Broomhead, Market Development Manager at GS1 UK talks to Essential Retail about the importance of customer satisfaction and what measures retailers are taking to meet their needs.

28/06/2017

Are you ready to take on ecommerce in the U.S.?

For many online traders, the U.S. market represents a sizeable opportunity – it’s predicted to be worth $434 bn in 2017. And with no language barriers for UK retailers, localisation is a much easier prospect.

Industry news

19/06/2017

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