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How stock taking can streamline your business processes

Do you make stock-taking a priority or are you are selling blind? However big or small your business is, you will, at some time or another have to deal with logistics. We often think of logistics as being to do with processes for supply (such as haulage and freight) but it really covers the...

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Is my barcode label fit for purpose?

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Is my barcode label fit for purpose?

Is it inevitable we will pick the wrong queue at a supermarket? It can certainly feel like it sometimes. You know the situation: You have bought all the essentials for the week such as alcohol, coffee, chocolate and midnight snacks and now you just want to get through the cashier area as fast as...

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Top tips for inventory management

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Top tips for inventory management

Ok, so keeping a robust inventory for your business isn’t the most riveting subject in the world of business. But it should be. Unless you have a precise monitor on your stock, your business could well just collapse like a pack of cards. You are unable to analyse past sales in order to streamline...

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Barcodes: Your complete guide

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Barcodes: Your complete guide

Whether you’re looking to learn more about how barcodes work, want to get all the information on what barcodes can do to help your business or why you should use barcodes in the first place, our complete guide has all you need to get you started. Providing you with valuable insight into exactly why...

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How do I get a barcode for my products?

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Do I really need a barcode on my product? Well, there is no law in the UK to say that you need a barcode on your product in order to sell it. However, it can be an essential factor for marketing purposes if you wish to sell it through retail outlets. The barcode, as...

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Football ‘s coming home – and it’s coming home to Western Super Mare! Being avid football fans ourselves here at Tanto Labels we have made an agreement with local Somerset football team Worle FC, to provide the club with valuable funding in exchange for advertising on the pitch boards and on the club website....

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Barcodes: Too cool for school?

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Barcodes for school

We all remember our names being read out on the register at school. For most people, it’s hardly an experience that brings back any memories or even a hint of nostalgia. However, for those out there of different ethnicities or with difficult to pronounce surnames, the whole experience could be thought of as annoying...

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5 cool barcode related facts

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Barcode facts

We’ve been taking a look at the history of the barcode, and have put together some of our favorite fun facts: 1. The initial idea didn’t come until 1949 University friends Bernard silver and Norman Woodland ‘coined’ the barcode in 1949. They were both students from pensylvania, United states. It wasn’t until over 20...

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In the nineties, every kid who’s parents loved them had a Gameboy. Nintendo really cashed in on the handheld gaming market at a time where people only really knew of stationary consoles. It was time for the nintendo 64 and playstation to move aside; gaming on the move had taken over. When the kids...

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Three practical, totally awesome uses of barcode technology

Three practical, totally awesome uses of barcode technology The extent of most people’s knowledge of barcode technology extends to “uh, that thing they scan at the shops”. Well i’m here to educate you, fools! You can use them to aid your diet     That’s right, barcodes help you to lose weight. Not via...

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