The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the business world overnight. It has elevated the importance of e-commerce to a very significant level.
With travel and lockdown restrictions, people are relying more and more on online shopping.
E-commerce gains are starting to go through the roof. This goes to show how resilient and creative people are.
And by the looks of it, e-commerce will only grow stronger in the coming years.
One of the best e-commerce innovations we have today is the QR code. It makes online shopping fast, easy, and fun.
By simply scanning the QR code, a discount or promotion is applied right away, no hassle.
It will also direct you to the shopping cart, checkout and payment options. Easy peasy! If shopping is this easy, you will be coming back for more!
How Do You Integrate QR Code Scanning On Your Mobile Application?
- iOS 6 or higher for iPhone users
- Android 3.0 or higher for Android users
For Android Users:
- 1. Open your Google Chrome browser app.
- 2. If you do not have the app, download Google Chrome on Google Play.
- 3. Go to the QR Code Scanner page, www.qrstuff.com/scan. This is a free QR code generator and QR code scanner.
- 4. Click on the control button. This is the three dots on the upper right-hand corner of your browser.
- 5. Click on “Add to Home Screen.”
- 6. Enter a name for a shortcut. Choose a shortcut name that you can easily remember.
- 7. The icon will then appear on your home screen.
For iOS Users:
- 1. Open your Safari or web browser.
- 2. Go to the QR Code Scanner page, www.qrstuff.com/scan. This is a free QR code generator and QR code scanner.
- 3. Go to the toolbar and find the rectangle icon with an arrow pointing upward or the share button.
- 4. Click on the drop-down menu and click on “Add to Home Screen.”
- 5. Enter a name for the shortcut. Make sure you choose a name that can easily be remembered.
- 6. The QR Stuff icon will appear on your Home Screen.
- 7. Click on the short cut icon to open the QR stuff Scanner.
Now you can start scanning QR codes for discounts, promotions, payment processing, stocktaking and so much more!
Scan a QR code from a newspaper or magazine or from an online source. It will take you directly to the information that the QR code holds:
- The website.
- The page or the actual item on the website.
- It can take you to the shopping cart so you can continue to checkout, apply for discounts and promotions if there are any, and pay for the item or items.
Why Do People Love Using QR Codes?
QR codes make shopping fast and easy. It also helps you find discounts and promotions.
Imagine finding the things you are looking for very fast and paying for it them even faster. Imagine how much time and money you will save.
These are the time and money you can use for more shopping!
From a business owner’s perspective, integrating QR codes to your website and mobile applications will help keep customers loyal and happy.
The more you make their shopping experience easy and convenient, they are bound to come back and stay loyal.
They can also be used for stocktaking purposes which makes the whole process faster, more efficient and a lot more accurate.
That’s the good thing about QR codes. They are designed for the convenience of both vendor and the customer.
For more information about QR Codes and QR code scanners, particularly for stocktaking purposes, please visit our website.
If you would like to know more about the best stocktake software and how the right set of software and point of sale systems could help you, give us a call.
Our team would be happy to discuss your needs and to help you build new, more efficient workflows that will support the best operation of your warehouse or store.
We have the right tools for companies of all sizes and will work to accommodate your business, supplying you with technologies that are tailored to suit your business to help improve your efficiency and accountability.
We are the market leader when it comes to the development of customised and packaged solutions.
This includes Inventory Management, Portable Barcode Readers, Supply Chain Management, Time and Attendance and Asset Tracking to name but a few.