How GS1 US Works with Small Business

Whether you are bringing your product to market for the first time or taking your company to the next level, see how GS1 US makes it easier to do business

4 Simple Steps to Identify Your Products

GS1 US Member Benefits for Your Small Business

When you obtain your GS1 Company Prefix, you instantly become a member of GS1 US. As a member, we will help you make the most out of your GS1 Company Prefix by giving you unique access to tools and resources, including:


GS1 US Data Hub® | Product

For small businesses, GS1 US Data Hub | Product is an essential online tool that takes the guesswork out of creating product identifiers and barcodes—helping the small business avoid costly mistakes


Access to myGS1 US

This member-only area of our website gives you access to all of your need-to-know information in one place.You can pay your bill, edit company information, or download your prefix certificate, etc. in this portal. 

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Member Support

Our Member Support team is a phone call away with reduced wait times and extended hours to answer your questions.


On-Demand Webinars and Training

Get direct access to GS1 Standards experts in our monthly webinar series

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On-Demand Webinars & Training

Learn how to move your business forward with GS1 Standards and GS1 US University.

GS1 US Small Business Success Stories

Southern Fried Cotton

Southern Fried Cotton

Learn how SFC successfully deployed a GS1 Standards-based EPC/RFID solution to achieve high levels of order accuracy and operational efficiency.

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Project Zipper

Project Zipper

Auburn University’s RFID Lab took a hands-on approach to analyzing and evaluating the benefits of retailers and brands using EPC-enabled RFID to tag, track, and share inventory data from source to fulfillment.

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Crane case study

Crane USA

Crane USA partnered with DiCentral, a GS1 US Solution Partner, and leveraged the GS1 System of Standards to build an automated order management solution.

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Herman Kay case study

Herman Kay Co.

Find out how Herman Kay partnered with GS1 US to implement RFID in their fulfillment process, ensuring that the right customers received the right shipments.

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Blessing Basket case study

The Blessing Basket

To uniquely identify each woven basket, Blessing Basket assigns a GS1 GTIN, which is encoded in a U.P.C. barcode that is printed on the label applied to the basket.

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ENMON case study

Enmon Accessories and Orly Shoes

GS1 US Data Hub | Product (formerly known as Data Driver) enables Enmon Accessories and Orly Shoes to trade products with larger retailers.

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In this publication, the letters “U.P.C.” are used solely as an abbreviation for the “Universal Product Code”, which is a product identification system. They do not refer to the UPC, which is a federally registered certification mark of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) to certify compliance with a Uniform Plumbing Code as authorized by IAPMO.