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National recognition for procurement and supplier community

National recognition for procurement and supplier community

Prestigious President’s Award presented, by Lord Hunt, to every NHS procurement professional and supplier for their contribution during the COVID-19 pandemic

Industry news

18/11/2020

How are GS1 Uk members preparing for peak 2020?

How have you been planning for peak 2020?

We explore how a year like no other has impacted your sales, logistics and planning for the “Golden Quarter” As a follow up from our article “A different k

Industry news

16/11/2020

As e-commerce usage skyrockets, marketplaces are vital to boosting online sales

As e-commerce usage skyrockets, marketplaces are vital to boosting online sales

Recent IBM data suggests that we have seen an incredible increase in the use of e-commerce as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, accelerating usage by five years.  While physical department stores are expected to decline by over 60 per cent by the end of 2020, e-commerce is projected

Industry news

11/11/2020

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The significance of the DHSC report on Transforming NHS Pharmacy Aseptic Services in England

Conducted by Lord Carter of Coles, the report presents 18 recommendations on how these services can be transformed to make improvements across the NHS in England.

Opinion piece

30/10/2020

Tesco fortify long-term commitment to productDNA 

Tesco further their commitment to productDNA

Tesco has strengthened its long-term commitment to the industry’s product data management platform, productDNA, and made it easier for brands to share product data, by establishing a direct integration into myProduct: Induct This integration is the culmination of many months work, on be

Industry news

27/10/2020

Do you have a master data strategy?

Do you have a master-data strategy?

We all know data is becoming increasingly important, particularly with shoppers demanding more and more about information on products they buy.

26/10/2020

What we learnt at AmafestUK 2020

What we learnt from AmafestUK 2020

On 8 October 2020, GS1 UK joined a panel at the annual Amazon sellers conference, AmafestUK, a virtual event designed to support sellers grow their online businesses.

Industry news

15/10/2020

Your most asked barcode and standards questions answered

Your most asked barcode and standards questions answered

The world of barcodes and global supply chain standards can be confusing. That is why we asked our resident barcoding expert, Ben Clarke, to provide the answers to some of your most asked barcode and standards questions. 

Industry news

14/10/2020

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Introducing the first cohort of GS1 UK Approved partner products

Following the relaunch of the partner programme, head of partnerships, Robert Flack, highlights the changes to the programme and what this means for members.

Opinion piece

14/10/2020

Getting ready for peak 2020

A different kind of peak – preparing for the Golden Quarter amid COVID-19 

With Prime Day taking place on 13–14 October this year, and Black Friday and Christmas just around the corner, the “Golden Quarter” is officially underway. But what impact has the COVID-19 pandemic had on peak trading? And how can you prepare for a festive period that is unlike any that has come before?

Industry news

13/10/2020

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