GS1 US Retail Grocery Initiative Workgroups

Get involved to foster broad collaboration and help shape the future of the retail grocery industry

GS1 US Retail Grocery Initiative members provide technical and functional expertise to address key industry opportunities through the adoption and use of GS1 Standards. The Initiative’s workgroups bring targeted teams together to develop a variety of implementation tools, educational materials, and industry recommendations in support of the Initiative.

By participating, you can take an active role in driving positive change and innovation in your industry.

Choose what topic areas are of particular interest and importance to your organization:

  • Product information and images
  • Supply chain visibility
  • Operational efficiencies
  • Data quality

All members of the initiative are encouraged to participate in our workgroups and may join at any time. Our current workgroups include:

On-demand Initiative webinar

GS1 US Retail Grocery Initiative
On-Demand Webinar

Learn more about the Initiative and how member companies are driving improvements from inventory management to product traceability and beyond.

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Why join our targeted workgroups?

Joining a workgroup allows you can get involved, foster broad collaboration, and make a difference—no matter your focus or expertise. As a participant, help identify challenges, explore solutions, and create adoption plans for:

To learn more about the connected consumer, traceability or operational efficiencies, attend our next  live webinars.

To participate in any of these Workgroups, you will need to join the Initiative. To begin the process, please complete the application below. If your company is already a member of the GS1 US Retail Grocery Initiative, please contact us at and we would be happy to help you get started.

Apply to join the GS1 US Retail Grocery Initiative