Meijer mobile shopping service offers convenient way to shop and pay for groceries

Meijer mobile shopping service - Meijer Shop & Scan App

Meijer has introduced a new shopping service via mobile called Shop & Scan to Indianapolis. A Meijer mobile shopping service has been launched in Indianapolis that provides its customers with the option of scanning the barcodes of items they want to purchase in store as they’re shopping. Once finished with their shop, customers simply have to scan a QR code at self-checkout to pay for their purchases. The service is called Shop & Scan. Shop & Scan is available to mPerks mobile customers. The Michigan-based retailer announced the launch of…

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QR code study examines the effectiveness of these barcodes on food packaging

QR Code study - Oysters

Recent research reveals that consumers are not likely to scan QR codes with their phones. A team of American researchers conducted a QR code study related to quick response (QR) codes on food packaging and whether or not consumers use them. The researchers learned that only 1% of the study participants used their phones to scan the QR code on a food label to learn more information about it. QR codes are one of the methods used to provide consumers with more info on bioengineered food products. Back in 2016,…

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Latest Samsung Galaxy S9 update lets you scan QR codes with the camera setting

Samsung Galaxy S9 Update - Scanning QR Code

Galaxy S9 users no longer require Bixby or a third party app to scan quick response codes. The most recent Samsung Galaxy S9 update has given users of this smartphone additional camera features that currently exist on the Galaxy S10, as well as others not yet present on Saumsung’s newer phone models. Among these new features is the toggle in the camera settings called “Scan QR codes,” which lets users scan the codes without requiring Bixby or a third party app as was previously the case. Galaxy S9 users can…

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Unified QR code payments system could become serious competition for major credit cards

Unified QR code payments - figures building QR code

A new mobile payments initiative could become the leading digital payments method in Europe. Several mobile wallet companies across Europe have teamed up with Alipay to create a unified QR code payments system. These companies include Bluecode, momo pockets, ePassi, Pivo, Pagaqui, and Vipps. The adoption of this code will allow payment interoperability for travelers in Europe and from China. The idea behind the unified QR Code payments initiative is to allow users of the six European digital wallets to make QR code payments with their applications at local merchants…

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QR code labels market continues to expand and grow in value

QR code labels - QR coce on Cheez Whiz container lid

The market is expected to expand at CAGR of 9.7% during 2019 – 2027. Manufacturers of QR code labels are expected to witness healthy revenue growth due to how widely applicable this practical technology is for a diverse range of brands. According to a report from Future Market Insights (FMI), the quick response (QR) code labels market was valued at US$996.8 million in 2018 and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.7% during 2019 – 2027. The readability of these labels is helping to spur their growth.…

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