Retail Barcodes

Retail products use either EAN-13 or UPC-A barcodes. These barcodes are used on all retail products with the exception of magazines and books. EAN-13 barcodes are used predominantly in all countries except for the USA and Canada where UPC-A Barcodes are more commonly used. The differences between UPC-A and EAN-13 can be found here.

Please follow the links below for the relevant retail barcodes.

EAN-13 Barcodes – For retail products outside of the USA and Canada

UPC-A Barcodes – For products selling in the USA and Canada

ISBN Book Barcodes – barcodes for Books

ISSN Magazine Barcodes – barcodes for Magazines


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