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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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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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GS1 UK Healthcare User Group looking to recruit patient wristband or wristband printer suppliers

The Healthcare User Group (HUG) is looking to recruit patient wristband or wristband printer suppliers to help understand how we can further the use of GS1 standards to identify hospital inpatients across England.

Industry news

05/10/2018

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The NHS provider digitalisation programme – proposal documents released

In a July address, Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced a bumper cash injection for digital projects in the NHS. Amounting to £412.5m over the next three years,

Industry news

04/10/2018

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Webinar | How to measure your items

Efficient exchange of product data is essential for the smooth running of any retail business. Believe it or not, one of the most important things to get right in that regard is knowing how to measure you

Industry news

24/09/2018

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How GS1 standards helped Mammy Jamia’s grow internationally

In the second part of Gary Lynch’s interview with Andrew Cairns, he explains how GS1 standards are helping him grow his business, Mammy Jamia’s, and access the international markets.

Industry news

19/09/2018

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Enterprise Nation: The journey so far in SME Britain

Founder of SME community, Enterprise Nation, Emma Jones talks about the growing potential of SMEs and the part they have to play in UK plc. In this presentation, Emma talks about:

Industry news

18/09/2018

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