Barcodes are seen everywhere, but people often don't give much thoughts. After all, we're usually pay little attention to a few small lines and numbers on the back of the products but focus on the products we buy.
However, barcodes are the key to helping retail stores run smoothly in reality.
The barcodes store important data in a machine-readable format and began gaining commercial acceptance in the 1970s, particularly in the supermarket industry. Over time, they've been adopted by different regulatory committees and standardized.
Now, there are tons of barcode variations on the market, which can cause confusion about what each does, how to use them, and what their value is for retailers.
So we decide to tackle answering the top ten questions people have when it comes to barcodes. Whether you're a retail store owner or curious consumer, we think you'll have more than a few "ah-ha" moments!