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Rise to the challenger

Rise to the challenger – smaller business in the ascendancy

GS1 UK joined Sainsbury’s, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), the Department of International Trade (DIT), data consultancy, Kantar, and the founder of condiment company, Mr Will’s, for the Young Foodies panel discussion on “Changing the Game for the Game-Changers”.

Industry news

29/10/2019

Bread, jam and barcodes

Bread, jam and barcodes

At the two-day event held at the prestigious Institute of Directors on Pall Mall, we had some insightful conversations with innovative, new food brands.

Industry news

29/10/2019

Amafest 2019 key takeaways

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

Seller Sessions Corner – October 2019

Seller Sessions Corner – October 2019

Read the latest blog in our exclusive series with Seller Sessions, this month sharing editor Danny McMillian's golden insights from his Amazon road trip.

Industry news

21/10/2019

plastic bottle in water

Deposit return schemes – there’s never a convenient time for a revolution

With the publication of proposed legislation, the Scottish Government has reaffirmed its position to go ahead with a deposit return scheme (DRS) for the recycling of PET plastic and glass bottles and aluminium or steel cans between 50ml and 3L in size.

Industry news

16/10/2019

Patient safety

A patient safety issue surrounding the re-use of Global Trade Item Numbers

This is a joint alert from NHSX, NHS Digital, NHS Business Services Authority, the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency and GS1 UK in relation to GTIN re-use. It has been identified that a number of manufacturers have re-used GTINs on medicines.

Industry news

15/10/2019

eBay UK Autumn seller release

eBay UK Autumn seller release 2019

The latest seller release from eBay has just been published The latest seller release from eBay has just been published.

Industry news

05/09/2019

Seller Sessions Corner – April 2019

Seller Sessions Corner – September 2019

Read the latest blog in our exclusive series with Seller Sessions, on the latest industry trends for Amazon sellers.

Industry news

03/09/2019

Seller Sessions Corner – April 2019

Seller Sessions Corner – August 2019

Read the latest blog in our exclusive series with Seller Sessions, on the latest industry trends for Amazon sellers.

Industry news

06/08/2019

Barcode festival 2019

GS1 UK helps Barcode Festival smash all records

GS1 UK joined with grocery brands and retailers to raise the roof at an industry-wide summer party, recognising incredible colleagues and raising funds for GroceryAid On 4 July, Barcode Festival surpassed last year’s event with 2,200 grocery colleagues enjoy

Industry news

19/07/2019

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