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
For instance, your company may not identify products with Universal Product Code
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.
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.
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.