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Deep dive on Google Shopping’s bigger, richer and more accurate ad listings

Google’s recent announcements to include GTINs for entries to their Google Shopping ad network is yielding simpler, richer and more accurate paid search results.

Industry news

15/04/2016

New rules approved by the European Parliament require safety features on the packaging of medicines

The Falsified Medicines Directive requires safety features to be on packaging by February 2019

Industry news

23/02/2016

RFID: Proving the case

So you’re interested in the benefits RFID can bring to your business – but how do you move from this idea to making it happen?

Opinion piece

04/01/2016

EPC the cheaper, faster and better way to do RFID

In retail, the success of getting a product from the point of manufacture to the customer is reliant on the supply chain. For this reason supply chain efficiency can be a key determinant in the success or failure of a retail business.

Opinion piece

15/12/2015

Dealing with the demands of Black Friday

Gary Lynch, CEO at GS1 UK, examines how retailers can deliver what consumers want

Industry news

25/11/2015

Online fulfilment: The challenge of returns

At our recent AGM and briefing session – Unlocking the power of standards – Andy Robson, Solution Manager, explained how the growing problem of returns from online shopping is being addressed with GS1 standards.

Industry news

18/11/2015

Key fashion brands adopt GS1 standards

Arcadia Group, Debenhams and Monsoon among the 697 new GS1 UK members

Industry news

14/10/2015

Top 10 reasons to attend eCommerce Expo 2015

GS1 UK will be at this years eCommerce Expo, come and see us at stand 190.

Industry news

17/09/2015

Meet our new Supervisory Board member David Hix

David Hix, Director of Supply Chain for Nestlé UK and Ireland, who recently joined the Supervisory Board of GS1 UK, discusses the ongoing challenges the retail industry faces

Industry news

17/08/2015

Enabling clarity in foodservice from farm to fork

Steve Hammans, Industry Development Manager for Foodservice at GS1 UK, discusses the changing landscape in the foodservice supply chain

Industry news

30/06/2015

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