In 2005, retailers are processing longer and more variable product bar codes, but bar codes on coupons were left out of the equation. Coupon bar codes, with fixed six-digit manufacturer codes, are ill-equipped to handle the changes that have been brought under 2005 Sunrise, which could lead to more mis-redemptions at the checkout, observers noted. Thus, a group known as the Joint Industry Coupon Committee (JICC) has proposed a plan to re-engineer the coupon bar code that would phase in a ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess 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’sFREE, 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 grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.