Many retailers are starting to scramble to meet the Uniform Code Council's Sunrise Date deadline of Jan. 1, 2005, for being able to scan, store and communicate 13- and 14-digit EAN (European Article Number) data structures in bar codes used by retailers outside of North America. That's one or two digits more than the 12-digit UPC (Universal Product Code) retailers in North America are accustomed to. bar codes, said Tom Hann, manager of international foods, Jungle Jim's. Before making the ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.