UPC BARCODES ARE ON EVERY PRODUCT YOU BUY...
But how do they work? We will try to explain the basics of UPC codes, show you how retailers utilize the dataencoded in them, and how you can obtain your own codes for your products.
UPC stands for Universal Product Code. It is a 12digit code used by retailers and companies to trackproducts sold in stores and through online retailers. A UPC is generally represented by a unique image knownas a barcode. You see them on everything you own. Thebarcode is scanned by lasers in stores so that they cankeep an accurate track of every product sold. One of thegreat beneﬁts of a UPC code is that it is universallyaccepted throughout the US and most of Canada. A UPC code is an absolute must-have for anyone wishingto sell and distribute music.
For many, a barcode representsthe very idea of capitalism. Forothers, it is a work of art. Foryou it can represent anything you wish, but above all it is arepresentation of your product,and in turn a symbol of theprofessionalism of your company.