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March 01 2016


Big Steps Towards a Better Business - Buy a UPC Barcode

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The amount of money as well as thrown into inventing a new product can be extremely frustrating. Is actually a program doctor a patent, then you build an expensive prototype, a year later you finally get the distribution chain figured out. When your bank accounts at its all-time low, retailers are asking you if your product includes a Universal Product Code attached with it. Well, if you're not educated on where to get those ubiquitous black & white stripped identification labels, there's a lesson to be learned.

A Universal Product Code is often a unique 12-digit barcode allowing retailers to manage sales and inventory of an product. Its technology allows retailers to help keep an easy track on your own brand new invention. For each and every item you want to sell in those stores with scannable checkout systems, you will have to buy one barcode per item as well as each variation. Including every color, size, and elegance.

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Where does one get a barcode you ask? Years ago, every company needed to go through the source: The U.C.C. (Uniform Code Council). They given you a prefix (basically half the 12 digit full code). In that case your company had to dish out more money to buy software which come up with remaining digits. Following your final black and white strip became assembled there were still one final step left. The barcodes has to be printed. A printer for around a few hundred dollars should be bought, and not just any standard printer, a label printer.

Playing Universal Product Code standards allows smaller businesses to flourish. Setting up a one-time purchase of a few hundred dollars instead of a few thousand over time, is something to think about.

Don't be the product, buy the product!