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EAN-13 Barcode Packages

EAN-13 barcodes are used on all retail products, except for books and magazines. These are used internationally as the most common type of barcode, except for in the USA and Canada, where UPC barcodes are more common. If you are primarily selling your products in the USA or Canada, you may wish to consider buying a UPC Barcode instead.

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  • EAN-13 Retail Barcode Packages

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    If you buy a barcode package from us below, you will receive:
    1. A unique EAN-13 barcode number
    2. Barcode images (in 4 different formats: jpeg, png, SVG & pdf)
    3. A guarantee certificate
    4. Free Barcode Registration on the International Barcodes Database.

    Quantity Price per Barcode
    1 R 275
    2 R 260 each
    3-4 R 250 each
    5 + R 220 each
    10 + R 200 each
    15 + R 180 each
    20 + R 170 each
    30 + R 160 each
    40 + R 150 each
    50 + R 130 each
    75 + R 120 each
    100 + R 110 each NOW ONLY R71.50 each
    150 + Please contact us.
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Using your barcode:

Once you receive your barcode through us, incorporating an image into the product packaging is a fairly straightforward process. From here, once the barcode is printed on your product, a retailer will receive your product and scan the information (price, product name, reordering information etc.) into their system. This way, every time the barcode is scanned from that point onwards, the product information will appear.

You can resize the barcode when putting it on your product packaging if you want. However, you should take note of the barcode dimensions if you are intending on doing this.

Need help?

Here are some common questions:

It is best practice to get a different barcode for each product or product variation. This is because stores use barcodes for two primary purposes: 1. Barcodes are used for obtaining the price of the product when scanned at the checkout. 2. Barcodes are used for keeping track of stock and deciding when to reorder an item.

This means that if the retailers only use barcodes for option 1, you can get away with having the same barcode for 2 product variations (i.e. different colours of the same product). However, if the retailer uses barcodes for option 2, then a different barcode will be required for each product variation.

In general, retailers prefer to stock products that will be straightforward to manage. Some retailers may prefer not to stock products if they have to manually count how many are left of each size and reorder accordingly. Therefore it is recommended that you have a different barcode for each variation.

Yes, they will. We can supply EAN-13 Barcodes (which are used worldwide) and UPC-A Barcodes (the USA and Canada).

Our barcodes are accepted in nearly all stores worldwide. However, there are a few exceptions. For further details, please see Barcode Acceptance.

 If you’re not sure which kind of barcode you need for your product, our quick rule of thumb is as follows:
Selling in the USA = UPC-A
Selling internationally = EAN-13

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