Guide to Barcodes

Guide to Retail Barcodes

Everything you need to know about buying and using retail barcodes

To help you get started, we’ve created a downloadable Guide to Retail Barcodes that explains:

  • The types of retail barcodes (EAN, UPC, ITF14, ISBN, ISSN)
  • How to choose what type of barcode you need
  • How to buy barcodes
  • Adding the barcodes to your products
  • Registering your barcodes and products with retailers and online databases

Download the Guide to Retail Barcodes (PDF).

Barcode Colour Guide

If you are considering customising your barcode colour, check out the colour guide we have put together. It includes:

  1. Acceptable barcode colour combinations
  2. Unacceptable barcode colour combinations
  3. Important tips and information to keep in mind when changing barcode colours

Download our Barcode Colour Guide (PDF)