When did we start using bar codes?

Answer Bar codes were first used in industrial settings in 1969, in a General Motors plant and a General Trading Company distribution facility. Bar codes became widespread after the Universal Product Code... Read More »

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When did bar codes first start?

The first bar codes were bull's-eye-shaped and developed by RCA. They were installed in a Cincinnati, Ohio, Kroger's store in 1967, but the code had problems that resulted in its discontinuation. T... Read More »

When did the use of bar codes start on books?

The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) bar-coding system was conceptualized in 1965 by a British book retailer that wanted to standardize its cataloging system. The system was implemented in... Read More »

What year did UPC codes start?

The concept for UPC bar codes as an automated checkout and inventory control measure was proposed in 1932 by Wallace Flint. A patent was issued in 1949 to Bernard Silver and Norman Woodland for a r... Read More »

When did dress codes start?

There is no way to know when the first dress code was created, since regulations regarding clothing may have existed before written records. We do know that at least as far back as the Middle Ages,... Read More »