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 What was the first product to have a barcode on it?

Answer Railroad cars were the first items to have a barcode system however, a toll bridge in New Jersey requested that a similar system be developed so that it could quickly scan for cars that had paid fo... Read More »
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What is the first product to have a barcode?

According to Barcode Symbols, bar codes were first used on Wrigley's gum. In June of 1974, Marsh Supermarket in Troy, Ohio, became the first business to use the modern bar-code scanning system.Refe... Read More »
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How to Find a Product From a UPC Barcode?

UPC barcodes gained popularity in the early '70s when the grocery industry adopted their use. Today, virtually every product sold in retail outlets large and small bears its own unique UPC barcode.... Read More »
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What was the first product to have a UPC code?

The first product sold with a UPC on the packaging was a ten-pack of Wrigley's Juicy Fruit gum in June 1974 in Troy, Ohio, according to Benjamin Nelson, author of "From Punched Cards to Bar Codes."... Read More »
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What was the first product to have a bar code for identification?

Norman Joseph Woodland and Bernard Silver patented the bar code in 1949, but the first bar-code scanner wasn't installed in a store until 1974. The first product to have a bar code was a pack of Wr... Read More »
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