Content about Barcodes

January 24, 2014

A new online tool from supply chain information standards organization GS1 US, called the GS1 US Data Hub, will make it possible for retailers, e-tailers, data pools, solution providers and a variety of application developers to access the detailed information associated with GS1 company prefixes, the specific combination of numbers embedded in GS1 identifiers and barcodes to identify a company.

October 14, 2013

SAP demonstrated a concept consumer app called “Snap” at its recent Retail Forum in Dallas. Snap provides customers with interactive 3-D assembly instructions for a vast array of products. The instructions are pulled from manufacturer CAD files and delivered via cloud after the customer scans a product barcode or QR code, with options such as zoom and audio. Snap even lets shoppers register products for warranties and automatically request replacement parts.

October 8, 2013

FineLine Technologies and Scanbuy announced a broad and comprehensive agreement that will enable retailers to easily implement a QR Code, Microsoft Tag, and/or an NFC mobile-enhanced packaging solution across their global supply chains, and directly into the hands of shoppers.

March 5, 2013

By Mike Poldino, Motorola Solutions

January 16, 2013

Quick Response (QR) codes are gaining increasing acceptance among consumers in North America and Europe, particularly among younger consumers, according to a new research report commissioned by Pitney Bowes.

March 1, 2012

Connectivity and convenience: that’s what today’s consumer wants more than ever before. And mobile marketing and more specifically, mobile barcodes, play a pivotal role in helping brands and retailers deliver in this new world of enhanced communications and on-demand information.

September 1, 2011

By Jane Fazzalari, VP, Retail Industry at JDA Software

August 15, 2011

Survey results released Monday by ComScore showed that approximately 6.2% of 14 million mobile phone users have scanned a quick response or bar code on their mobile device.

April 13, 2011

Brookstone has launched a new Quick-Response (QR) code program in 30 New York-area Brookstone stores, including locations in Rockefeller Center and JFK airport, to provide shoppers with reviews, videos and product information.

March 24, 2011

The Home Depot partnered with Scanbuy to launch a national communications strategy utilizing mobile barcodes enabled by Scanbuy’s ScanLife system.

November 23, 2010

Mobile is not just another customer communications channel; it is rapidly evolving into an effective commerce channel.

November 8, 2010

Toys “R” Us said Tuesday that it has introduced several new advancements in its mobile...

December 10, 2008

Eugene, Oregon-based Datalogic Scanning is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the new QuickScan®...

October 5, 2008

Skaneateles Falls, N.Y.based Honeywell announced its newest addition to the 3800 linear barcode scanner family....

July 31, 2008

Retail forensics has turned the returns counter into a potential CSI episode—either a customer-service...

June 30, 2008

Do you know what a QR Code is? If not, stop reading and immediately...

March 2, 2008

Dayton, Ohio-based NCR is expanding its family of retail barcode scanners with the debut of...

November 30, 2007

Targeting its smaller commercial customers, Staples’ 1,400 U.S.-based store shelves now feature two new barcode...

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