Million dollar idea: The barcode
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How the barcode became a million dollar idea

Almost every product we buy nowadays comes with a barcode on it.

It makes it quicker to ring up the price on the till and it helps retailers to track their stock.

But whose idea was the barcode, and how did he get it?

Aaron Heslehurst explains.

Video producer: Jeremy Howell

  • 08 Feb 2019
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