WASHINGTON -- The Universal Product Code, the ubiquitous bar code that recently passed the 30th anniversary of its initial live scan in a supermarket, has saved the food retailing industry billions of dollars. Yet the bar code and product identification are undergoing change as new technologies, such as the EPC (Electronic Product Code) and RSS (Reduced Space Symbology) code, begin implementations. To gain an understanding of that change, SN turned to the Food Marketing Institute here, an ...
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