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We work with many companies in multiple industries, and collaborate with other leading industry associations. Read our latest news and you will learn how our standards are being applied throughout the UK and globally. And you can read our case studies and press releases too.

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Tackling food waste through collaboration

Gary Lynch, CEO at GS1 UK outlines how industry can work together to eliminate the big problem of

Opinion piece

14/09/2018

Retail technology view from the top

Gary Lynch, CEO at GS1 UK talks to Ben Sillitoe, Editor of Essential Retail about GS1 UK’s newest collaborative industry programme, Digital DNA, and how we’re engaging with the whole retail grocery industry to solve the problem of poor quality product data. In the interview, Gary outlin

Industry news

14/09/2018

It’s still all about the standards – 40 years of GS1 UK

At our 40th AGM our CEO, Gary Lynch, looked back in history, and confirmed that standards are a

14/09/2018

Food waste – new industry initiatives to reduce it

Gary Lynch, CEO at GS1 UK revisits the huge food waste problem looking at the steps that indust

Opinion piece

14/09/2018

Collaborating to transform product data management for today's grocery world

Gary Lynch, CEO of GS1 UK explains why only by working together wi

Opinion piece

14/09/2018

The glass is half full for British beverages

If you’ve read a newspaper recently, you could be forgiven for thinking that it’s last orders for the drinks industry. Pubs are certainly suffering. Each day, four pubs close – hammered by business rates, rising rents and expensive alcohol taxes.

Opinion piece

14/09/2018

Union Jacks are flying off the shelves

With food prices on the rise and consumers tightening their belts, Britain’s supermarkets are scratching their heads for ways to boost sales. But they shouldn’t worry too much. Consumers will always be willing to spend when you give them what they really want.

Opinion piece

14/09/2018

Don’t let our exports get stuck in the station

British trade is on the rise.

Opinion piece

14/09/2018

The future of exporting

Gary Lynch, CEO of GS1 UK, looks at what the future holds for British businesses, in light of B

Opinion piece

14/09/2018

Without global standards, can the retail industry give customers what they want?

A new report from PA Consulting Group looks at the role of s

Opinion piece

14/09/2018

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