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How Airlines Use Barcodes to Reduce Lost Luggage

Many of us have been there, standing at the end of a long flight waiting around the baggage carousel, desperately searching for your checked-in baggage. Perhaps you tied a brightly coloured ribbon around the handle or used one of those rainbow coloured straps to help identify your suitcase. But still, it doesn’t appear. Even...

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Preparing Your Retail Business for Christmas

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Preparing Your Retail Business for Christmas

As the end of the year draws closer, there’s only one thing on many retailers’ minds – Christmas! If you haven’t already, now is the time to start preparing for the most wonderful time of the year. Here are some ways in which you can get ready for the Christmas rush and reap the...

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Label Printers: Direct Thermal vs. Thermal Transfer

A question we’re often asked is which type of label printer is better. The answer is not always straightforward, as it depends on how you’ll be using your labels, and how much time and money you want to invest in equipment and maintenance. As discussed in our previous article, there are multiple factors to...

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How Barcoding Your Receipts Can Help Your Retail Business

There’s an ever-widening range of uses for barcodes across all sectors of business and the service industry, some more unusual than others. Over the last few years, it has become commonplace to find barcodes at the bottom of sales receipts from many large retailers. With the retail sector including online sales ever-increasing in market...

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Protect Your Business with Security Labels

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Protect Your Business with Security Labels

Protecting your products is an essential part of your business. Your customers need to be confident their goods are as specified, fit for purpose and damage-free. Security labels help protect your customers and the integrity of your business in a variety of ways. They can be applied to anything you choose to provide evidence...

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Survival Business Skills in Challenging Times

We live in a period of unprecedented uncertainty. Whatever the nature or size of your business, the months ahead look set to be daunting. By adopting a clear strategy now – such as introducing barcodes into your small business – you’ll be in a better position to deal with difficulties and even move your...

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Your Business Needs Millennials: Here’s Why

In recent years, millennials have become the largest generation and most influential consumer group (roughly anyone born between the early 1980s to mid-1990s). When planning your marketing strategy, it’s essential to understand what influences their purchasing decisions and consider how effective your labelling system is. Their spending power is huge, so ignore them at...

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What Can Barcodes Do for You?

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What Can Barcodes Do for You?

Barcodes greatly enhance a customer’s experience of your product or service. That’s exciting for them and excellent news for you, as happy customers mean more brand loyalty – and that means continuing sales! Here are some examples of how large and small businesses use barcode technology to save time and money, and keep everything...

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What Are Compliance Labels?

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What Are Compliance Labels?

At Tanto Labels, we provide services to businesses of all sizes and sectors. If you’ve been having a look at our range of labels ready to order online, you may have come across Compliance Labels and more specifically LQ Labels. But what are they and when are they used? Here’s the lowdown on what...

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The Importance of Paying on Time

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The Importance of Paying on Time

While it might seem an obvious concept, many businesses struggle with unreliable suppliers and clients whose payment terms are unclear. Late payments cause major issues within businesses of all sizes in the UK, and are a worryingly common problem. In fact, in a survey completed in 2018, it was found that 27% of UK...

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