First Retail item Priced by Barcode Scanner

Wrigley’s Juicy Fruit package of chewing gum was the first retail item priced by a barcode scanner. The barcode scanner was located at the Marsh Supermarket in Troy, Ohio, USA and used on June 26, 1974. Scanners were manufactured by NCR Corporation.

      June 26, 1974
      Troy, Ohio, USA

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