Thousands of happy Irish customers | 1,000,000+ Barcodes in circulation | 10,000+ daily scans

The Benefits of Our Barcodes

“Why buy barcodes from you?”

Every second, one of our barcodes is being successfully scanned somewhere in the world[ref] 100,000+ of our barcodes are in use on products worldwide. If each product is scanned an average of once per day (a very conservative estimate), then one of our barcodes is being scanned every second[/ref].

So – 6 quick benefits of our barcodes –

1. Quality You Can Trust    EAN barcode for retail products

Our barcodes are high quality. You can use them with confidence. We have been selling retail barcodes since 2007. Tens of thousands of customers use more than 100,000 of our barcodes in 100+ countries. We have a phone number and email address for support if needed. Also, our address and company details are listed on our website, so you know who you are dealing with. We even have photos of our happy staff.
When you are spending lots of money developing your product, designing and printing the packaging, and marketing and distributing your products, it is wise to get your barcodes from an experienced and trustworthy barcode company. Imagine the cost and effort of reprinting if your barcode fails.
Many other barcode sellers are either very inaccurate or completely dishonest in what they claim. Please see Barcode Sales Warnings for more information about companies to stay away from.

A businessman told us that he had produced 40,000 bottles of wine. He then found the barcode didn’t work! His wife then had to unpack all of the cartons of wine and put new barcode labels on them; a huge waste of time and money.

2. Accepted by More Retailers Worldwide   Barcodes accepted by Retailers

Yes, our barcodes are accepted by MORE retailers worldwide than any other barcode seller. As part of the International Barcodes Network (see below), our barcodes are proven, and we provide additional services, ensuring that our barcodes meet the exacting requirements of retailers worldwide, including many who insist on Barcode Verification Reports or Global Location Numbers (GLNs) or Company Prefixes or Barcode Registration as proof of ownership.

Our barcodes are accepted by 99.9% of retailers worldwide – and we know who the 0.1% are and can tell you[ref] Full and up-to-date details of barcode acceptance and restrictions can be seen on our Barcode Acceptance page[/ref].

3. Part of an International Barcodes Network IBN member

We are pleased to be part of the International Barcodes Network. This is a network of independent barcode sellers worldwide. The network brings with it a wealth of knowledge about barcode requirements and acceptance worldwide. 

Being part of an international network, working with barcode sellers in over 120 countries means we understand the exacting requirements of the barcode industry. This knowledge enables us to provide up-to-date information about barcode acceptance and barcoding requirements. This helps our customers avoid problems, and saves them time and money.

4. Includes FREE Barcode Registration Register Products

All our barcode packages come with FREE barcode registration. Registration allows you to add product and/or company details alongside the barcode number in an online database. This database then auto-feeds this information to other online databases. This makes it easier for retailers and customers to find your company and product information by searching online for the barcode number or with a barcode scanning app. It also helps prevent theft or accidental misuse of your barcode numbers. And it also helps those few reluctant retailers who still think GS1’s database has all the answers. You can point them to this independent database to prove the barcodes are yours and are valid and legitimate. This can save a lot of wasted time and unnecessary frustration for some retailers.

It is easy to copy a barcode. Anyone can see a barcode number and then duplicate that barcode on a different product. Registration helps protect you against illegal use of your barcode numbers. Additionally it helps retailers and customers find details of your product and business.

5. Includes Barcode Company Prefix  Barcode Company Prefix

Retailer-friendly company prefix. If you purchase barcodes in lots of 10 or 100, or 1000, we supply our barcodes with a genuine company prefix. This barcode prefix belongs to you alone. It can identify your company. The first digits of this prefix are completely yours. The remaining digits are varied to create all the barcode numbers owned by you. This makes things easier for the retailer when they are stocking lots of your products.

If you only have a few products, then the ‘Company Prefix’ isn’t important. But if you have many products, then you can protect your products and barcode numbers by purchasing in lots of 10, 100 or 1000 & receiving a company prefix. This also helps avoid confusion by retailers.

6. Detailed Information & Barcode Company Prefix

For first-time and returning customers, we provide detailed information here on our website. Other (cheap & unreliable) barcode sellers DON’T have detailed information about Barcode Acceptance in Ireland & InternationallyAmazon BarcodesRetail Barcode Dimensions,  Carton Barcode DimensionsCompany PrefixesBarcode Labels,  plus book barcodes, magazine barcodes, sequential barcodes, QR codes …. the list goes on.

CONFUSED? The ‘world’ of barcodes can be confusing and frightening. You don’t want to make mistakes. We make the barcodes process easier by providing comprehensive information.  We back this up by email, online, and phone support. If you want a retail barcode, the easiest place to start is here, with our Introduction to Barcodes. Or if you are ready to buy barcodes click here.