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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.

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19/06/2017

All your GTIN questions answered for marketplaces

Online marketplaces such as Amazon, eBay or Google Shopping, all now call for sellers to include a product identifier on all their listings.

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31/05/2017

Team from GS1 UK take on highest freefall abseil

Following on from our fundraising activities last year where we raised £10,000 for The Silver Line, this year the team are taking on a different challenge – the UK’s highest freefall abseil, the ArcelorMittal Orbit.

12/04/2017

Small British firms benefit from resurgence in local authentic heritage products

‘Buying British in 2017’ report shows rise in small businesses creating British products driven by consumer demand

Industry news

14/03/2017

Join us at our one day industry conference – and hear from world-class speakers from healthcare and retail

We’re pleased to announce our line-up of speakers for our one day industry conference – Supporting vital transformation in healthcare and retail – on Tuesday 16 May 2017 at the London Hilton on Park Lane.

10/02/2017

Simplifying the exchange of product data in the NHS

Department of Health’s recent Demonstration of Technology shows how GS1's Global Data Synchronisation Network (GDSN) will meet the requirements of the NHS

10/02/2017

Working with our members to set new standards

At our recent AGM and annual review, we celebrated our 40th year of serving the UK retail sector. After looking back at how barcodes became ubiquitous in the UK, we also looked forward, to how we’re working with the industry to meet the new challenges posed by omnichannel retail.

Industry news

08/12/2016

Speaker line-up announced for our AGM and annual briefing event

All GS1 UK members are invited to join us at our 40th AGM and annual briefing session.

Industry news

25/10/2016

eBay connect 2016

We supported eBay’s UK business seller event where eBay announced new plans for the platform and sellers shared their experiences

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22/08/2016

The Department of Health eProcurement Supplier Workspace is now open

The Department of Health has launched an eProcurement workspace for suppliers.

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25/05/2016

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