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Upc Codes Are Assigned How?

Posted by Anonymous on 25 Points
How are upc codes assigned to retail products?
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  • Posted by Pepper Blue on Member
    UPCs originate with a company called the Uniform Code Council (UCC). A manufacturer applies to the UCC for permission to enter the UPC system. The manufacturer pays an annual fee for the privilege. In return, the UCC issues the manufacturer a six-digit manufacturer identification number and provides guidelines on how to use it.

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  • Posted by Blaine Wilkerson on Member
    Yeah! What he said!!!

    Pepper Blue explains it perfectly. Just wanted to give my support!

    Please give the points to Pepper Blue since I really didn't answer the question!

    Good Luck

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