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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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Designing Custom Labels

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Designing Custom Labels

It’s long understood that an eye-catching label and recognisable product branding form the basis of a strong marketing campaign. But just how much affect does labelling have when it comes to consumer interaction, and how can you design custom labels to increase your business’s success? Here’s everything you need to consider for your next...

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New Release: BarTender 2019

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New Release: BarTender 2019

BarTender software is a big part of our business; we sell the software to many of our clients and we use it in our own barcode bureau to create our orders. With the introduction of BarTender 2019, changes and improvements have been made to the system that will improve ease of use across the...

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An Unlikely Battle: Barcodes vs. Illegal Logging

While it might be hard to imagine, barcodes have become an integral part in the fight against illegal logging in countries around the world. The Negative Impacts of Illegal Logging The World Bank has estimated that illegal logging costs the world’s economy in excess of $10 billion every year in lost taxes and reduction in market...

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Barcode Technology in the Healthcare System

Barcodes have been used in the healthcare system for many years, helping trace products and information across large organisations. As we reported in 2017 with the introduction of the Scan4safety initiative, NHS trusts across the UK and other healthcare providers around the world are benefitting from the modern uses of barcodes, and their ability...

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Using Barcodes in the Food Industry

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Using Barcodes in the Food Industry

Whether you’re a small-scale manufacturer or a national distributor, barcodes play a major part in the food industry, especially when it comes to food traceability. Food packaging is, of course, one of the many applications on which barcodes are commonly found – the first barcode ever scanned was a Wrigley packet of Juicy Fruit...

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Material Options for Your Printed Labels

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Material Options for Your Printed Labels

Whether you need barcode labels that won’t peel off the product or custom-designed labels as part of the branding for your bespoke product, choosing the right material for your labels is vital for the overall impact and ease of use of the end product. In a 2017 study by Tetra Pak, it was highlighted...

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