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Barcoding Basics. Why You Need Them and How to Get Them Right: Business Innovation Masterclass


Time: 12.00 PM - 1.00 PM

Date: 22.09.2022

Location: Online

Barcoding Basics. Why You Need Them and How to Get Them Right: Business Innovation Masterclass

Event Description

All food and drink brands will need barcode numbers on their products. Steve Richards, GS1 UK, will be running a free Masterclass on barcodes for food and drink brands, helping to ensure you get the basics right.  

In this session, you will learn:

- Why unique product identification is the key to an efficient supply chain

- How barcodes can power your sales on and offline

- How the barcode can keep your customers happy and safe

This free webinar is part of our Business Innovation Masterclass series. 

About the speaker

Steve Richards, Engagement Manager, Retail: GS1 UK

Steve has been with GS1 UK for 8 years. His role is about engaging with a broad base of stakeholders in retailers, wholesalers and brands, to promote collaboration and highlight the benefits of GS1 standards. Key focus is understanding common supply chain challenges and leading the development of industry wide solutions.

Before GS1, he worked for Best Buy, the US retailer as European Operations Manger and before BB, over 25 years with Sainsbury’s, in UK and international supply chain roles.

About GS1 UK

GS1 UK is the not for profit company behind the numbers you see in barcodes all over the world.
We’re a community of more than 58,000 members working in retail, healthcare and other sectors.
We’re one of 116 neutral, not-for-profit, and independent GS1 organisations operating across 150 countries for the benefit of our members. And we harness the power of GS1 standards to transform the way people work and live.

That means that from product barcodes to patient wristbands, our standards have the power to deliver change now and in the future. Through initiatives like patient safety programmes and deposit return schemes, they’re driving efficiencies in supply chains and transparency in wider society.