Thermochromic UPC is an inventory management tool which optimizes retail store cold space.
A normal liquor store or department may have the same beverage product in a bin, end cap, and or cooler. At check out, most inventory systems cannot tell if the product was purchased at room temperature, or chilled. The potential out-of-stock condition in the cold space, the most expensive, and most profitable space in the store.
Data experts have approximated that losing a single facing in their cold space each week, could cause a loss of roughly $10,000,000 revenue on total consumer purchases, for retail giants with thousands of store locations.
Thermochromic UPC improves cold space inventory management, affecting an increase in total sales.