Archive | GS1 UPC Barcodes

Assign GTINs To Your Products Like A Pro

Alternative to Support from Our GS1 Barcode Consultants As an alternative to relying on our GS1 barcode consultants for UPC barcode implementation, companies can optionally take educational classes from GS1 to correctly assign and implement GTINs. As the global standards organization, GS1 offers an array of live classes and webinars enabling companies to learn specifics […]

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The Ramifications of Cheap UPC Barcodes

Our GS1 consultants are on the front line working with companies interested in implementing UPC barcodes, and routinely field inquiries from companies confused and angered about UPC codes (GTINs). Those who are confused are normally overwhelmed with conflicting information posted online and in videos about UPC and barcodes. They are enticed by the notion of […]

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How Successful Brands Use GTINs In Social and E-commerce Platforms

Retail Today Is In The Palms of Every Consumer’s Hands While brick-and-mortar is very much alive, many shoppers are inadvertently turning to popular social and e-commerce channels for purchases. In the past decade, e-commerce and social channels have been disrupting retail models and accelerating change – it is very likely to continue to evolve. E-commerce […]

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Get UPC Bar Codes From The US Authority

Whether you are selling in stores, online or both, it is imperative to use UPC bar codes associated with your brand. This means that when retailers and marketplaces, such as Amazon, validate your UPC on the GS1 Company Database, your company is listed as the licensee. As the US Barcode Authority, we produce over 1,000,000 […]

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Global GS1 Company Database and UPC Registries

If you do a Google search for the Official UPC database, you will come across numerous official-sounding websites. Unfortunately, none of the information on these unregulated websites should be trusted since the product data is not provided by brand owners. (Click Here To Learn More). There is not a single global database that contains a […]

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Amazon’s Valid UPC Barcode Policy

In May 2016, Amazon refined their UPC (GTIN) requirements and clearly stated that both new and existing vendors MUST use GS1 UPC barcodes. Click here to view policy update. A GS1 UPC barcode has a UPC (GS1) Company Prefix licensed to the brand owner. Despite this update, many vendors were confused by conficting information published, […]

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