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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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What does no deal mean for…

In 2019, the United Kingdom (UK) is set to leave the European Union (EU) after 46 years of membership, but after almost three years of negotiation the UK’s exit strategy is still worryingly unclear In rec

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21/01/2019

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Four strategies to overcome poor food labelling

Errors in product labelling can cause a raft of serious problems for brands and consumers alike, but there are straightforward fixes to this industry-wide concern Ongoing turbulence in the retail industry

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15/01/2019

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Unifying product data for small business success

productDNA represents a milestone for data management in the retail industry for businesses both great and small.

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10/12/2018

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Understanding channel management systems

Industry news

06/12/2018

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GTIN reuse ends on 31 December 2018

From the start of 2019, you will no longer be able to reuse your GTINs.

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05/12/2018

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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30/10/2018

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