GS1 has a long history with retail. Over the years, we have helped thousands of grocery retailers and their suppliers make products available to customers. The living proof of GS1 Standards applied in the retail sector is the omnipresent beep of the GS1 barcode, heard at check out stores 5 billion times a day.
GS1 Standards enable retailers and suppliers to improve their supply chain operations, inventory management and on-shelf availability.
Relevant standards and guidelines: