Retail tags, industrial tags, inventory tags and asset tags - find the tags your business needsTags are a necessity in nearly every business. Retailers need price tags and sale tags for price visibility and check-out efficiency. Manufacturing operations need industrial tags to identify equipment and materials. And all kinds of businesses require inventory tags to track merchandise and materials and asset tags to protect expensive equipment.
To find the right tags for your business, consider the following:
1. Retail tags include price tags, sale tags, merchandise tags, garment tags and furniture tags. String tags are one of the most common types of retail tags.
2. Industrial tags are usually wire tags with reinforced holes that provide extra durability.
3. Inventory tags often use sequential numbering to improve tracking.
4. Asset tags are typically rigid metal plates that are permanently affixed to computers and other office equipment to prevent theft.
Get more out of retail tags
Special retail tags for jewelry and giftsDelicate items such as jewelry require very small price tags with good writing surfaces. If your merchandise is commonly bought as gifts, another option for price tags is custom gift cards that allow the giver to tear off the part containing the price, leaving a card with your store branding.
Use industrial tags for manufacturing and warehouse operationsIndustrial tags are usually wire tags designed to stand up to the tough conditions in manufacturing plants, warehouses, auto repair shops and other industrial environments.
Improve inventory tracking with inventory tagsNumbered inventory tags come in a variety of styles, including one part, two part, three part and even weather-proof tags. The right inventory tags for you depend on the amount of information you need to track. Typical info that may appear on inventory tags includes the name of the item or material, unit, amount, unit price, size, remarks, date and more. Most inventory tags also include spaces where employees can fill in their name or initials in "counted by" or "checked by" boxes.
Protect computers and equipment with asset tagsAsset tags are small metal tags that can be affixed to company computers and other office equipment for identification and protection. In general, asset tags can be printed with your company logo, a barcode or a serial number.
- Retailers should coordinate the use of sale tags with POS and inventory systems.
- Sale tags are available in a wide variety of colors, sizes and custom shapes. Choose colors and sizes that will draw attention to sale prices.
- Retail tags and inventory tags come in a variety of standard sizes, but can be customized to fit your needs.
- String tags may use knotted or looped string or twisted wire as a hanging method.
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