Universal Product Code


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Universal Product Code

Commonly called a UPC. A bar code system used in the United States, Canada and elsewhere. Groceries and other products commonly have UPCs on them so a machine can display how much they cost. This ensures that consistent, accurate prices are paid on retail goods.
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An exhibit about bar code technology, titled "Behind the Lines: The Universal Product Code at 25," will be running at the Smithsonian Institution's.
April 3, 1973: An ad hoc committee composed of grocery executives chooses the linear bar code with 11 digits and a 12th "check digit" as the present-day Universal Product Code (UPC).
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A key element of the study was Gladson Interactive's unique database which connects a product's Universal Product Code (UPC) with information on the product's nutritional composition contained on the package label for over 300,000 items.
For a variety of reasons, the foodservice sector has not embraced the Universal Product Code (UPC) and bar-code labeling.
Here's one potential problem: the grocery industry, which set up the Universal Product Code (UPC), is reluctant to use data identifiers (DIs).
It was two of these--defects in Universal Product Code labeling that make scanning difficult, if not impossible, and new product introductions--that he chose to discuss with Progressive Grocer in an interview he squeezed into time stolen from a management meeting.
The individual bottles are printed with both a "use by" date of May 7, 2008 (printed as 05 07 08) and a Universal Product Code (UPC) of 2529360028.
and Meridian Consulting Group monitored sales of front-end products by using special universal product code stickers that were applied only to merchandise displayed at the checkstand.
He was credited with helping to pioneer the one-stop shopping concept, championing new technology and playing a leading role in promoting use of the Universal Product Code.
For products sold in multiple locations within the store, front-end sales were determined by using special universal product code stickers that were applied only to the merchandise displayed in the checkout lanes.
com, enter the Universal Product Code (UPC) and for every number entered, Silk donated 30 kilowatt-hours in green tags.
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