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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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Tesco, Ocado, Unilever and Sainsbury’s share why the UK grocery industry is backing productDNA

Last month, GS1 UK hosted a live webinar alongside senior directors from Tesco, Ocado, Unilever and Sainsbury’s to discuss why UK retailers and manufactures are adopting

Industry news

13/11/2018

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GS1 barcode usage increasing in healthcare products

Survey reveals over 90% of products scanned have GS1 identifiers Using the GS1 healthcare app, members of the GS1 Global and UK office visited Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth to measure the number

Industry news

12/11/2018

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GS1 UK recognises industry champions and welcomes a new chair

Taking place on 1 November in the City of London, GS1 UK’s 42nd annual general meeting (AGM) wrapped up a year of prolific growth for the standards and data management organisation. Gary Lynch, CEO of GS1

Industry news

09/11/2018

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Free patient wristband compliance check for all acute trusts

GS1 UK service for trusts wanting help with their patient wristbands Any trust wishing to check the GS1 compliance of their patient wristbands can apply for a free stamped addressed envelope to send an ex

Industry news

02/11/2018

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Whose brand is it anyway?

Karen Green - business mentor and member of Enterprise Nation talks through a 5 point checklist to ensure you are protecting all elements of the brand when you can and to understand when you can't.

Industry news

30/10/2018

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How to sell online: a guide to turning your high street store into a multi-channel business

In this guest blog, Dan Whytock from our partners Down Your High street, looks at the many benefits of selling online, finding the right online mar

Industry news

22/10/2018

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It’s now even easier for trusts and suppliers to share and view GLNs

Upgrades to LocationManager bring improved usability and greater control for subscribers to the service LocationManager - the online service that e

Industry news

22/10/2018

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The importance of digital standards for the information age

Online sales account for an increasing chunk of the retail market, but industry will suffer from a lack of consistency. Digital initiatives The retail industry hailed 2017 as the year the consumer went digital.

Opinion piece

15/10/2018

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GS1 UK meet foodie start-ups at industry events

We have had a busy few weeks at GS1 UK, meeting new food start-ups at some fantastic industry events.

Industry news

11/10/2018

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GS1 UK partners with the Young Foodies to support SME growth

We’ve been proudly working with the food and drinks sector for over 40 years. From scanning the first barcoded product, right up to the launch of pr

Industry news

10/10/2018

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