Critics against QR codes are saying that QR codes are not going to leave an impression. They say that it is on the way out. They say that there will be other simpler technologies that will be eclipsing QR codes and it will happen soon.
But whether they admit to it or not, they know that QR codes did make a difference in 2012. One area that it made a very big impact in is shopping.
We do not know about you, but the biggest thing we hate about shopping is having to lug around all those bags. So much so that you start feeling like a walking advertisement stand. Or for those really big purchases, you would need to carry it with you all the way to your car or all around the mall if you are not ready to go home yet. Imagine buying a printer or something heavier and then having to lug that around with you.
QR codes have made shopping very accessible and very convenient for everyone. As one can see with virtual stores, you can do the groceries while waiting for the bus or the train to arrive. You can have your purchases delivered right to your doorstep. You can even simplify the whole process by just snapping QR codes of everything you want to buy.
With some coffee shops and restaurants, QR codes are not just helping you when it comes to paying, you can also order the food or coffee you want. Sometimes, you do not even have to be there when you order. You can arrive around 15 minutes later when your coffee or food is ready and go straight ahead to eating. No waiting, no lines.
For some toy stores, offering QR codes during the holiday season was a godsend to them. Parents could just scan the QR codes next to the toys they want to buy and pay for it. The toys arrive at their doorstep, already gift-wrapped.
They could do their holiday shopping even with the kids in tow!
More articles in this topic
Talk about marketing and you will get differing opinions on what works and what is effective. We have seen a lot of success stories as far as marketing is concerned, and this one is no exception. Martell Noblige Cognac brought together different types of marketing to come up with its latest campaign. The theme for […]Read more
When it comes to the environment, we all have to pitch in. While it is best to minimize the amount of waste we produce, there is still garbage that we have to take care of. One of the best ways to dispose garbage is to segregate it. You can always sell recyclable materials such as […]Read more
Parents of kids with autism have many fears. One of them is losing their kids as they wander off to some place they are not familiar with. QR codes have been helping parents with autistic kids. It is a fact that most kids with autism will wander and get lost with their parents. It happened […]Read more
- QR Codes Show up on Medical Bracelets Anew
- New Android Features That Makes It Work Like an iPhone
- DS Smith Packaging To Introduce QR Code For Reorders
- Android App For Your Green Thumb
- Useful Tips On Using Online Social Networking Accounts
- Three Mistakes That Kill Your Content
- Are QR Codes "Hopeless"? Definitely NOT!
- A Building Of QR Code
- Read The Fences
- AUDI Japan’s Not-So-Interesting QR Code Campaign
Google Android news and discussion.
Deliver latest top technology stories and breaking IT news
Near Field Communication (NFC) news, ideas, projects and technologies.
QR Code, Datamatrix and other two dimensional barcode news and analysis.
Tips, advices, how-to's and DIYs for the latest technologies.