QR Codes for Retailers

Implementing QR Codes in your retail store is beneficial, especially when it comes to offering more products and services beyond what’s available in store. Get inspired so your boutique, shop, or outlet can make use of these creative QR Code ideas.

QR Code marketing ideas for retailers

Meet Elle Boutique

Elle Boutique isn’t actually a real shop, but it could be your clothing store, florist or even local deli. Incorporating QR Codes into your sales and marketing strategy not only converts your customers from window shoppers to happy buyers, but they will also get more bang for their buck. Ready to take your retail store to the next level? Check out these creative ways to use QR Codes and learn how you can do the same.

A logo of Elle Boutique, a fictional retail store created by QR Code Generator.
A magazine advertisement of a retail store with a QR Code that redirects users to view the latest fashion collection in a gallery of images.
A QR Code landing page that displays a gallery of images of the latest fashion collection from a retail store.

Rating QR Code

Collect reviews to your inbox

Rating QR Code is the fastest way to ask your customers’ opinion on products and services. Just ask a simple question on the customizable mobile page so your customers can leave a short review that’s automatically sent to your preferred inbox. Place the Rating QR Code where customers hang out the most, for example, at the cash register, lounge areas, or even in the dressing room.

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A shopping bag from a retail store with a QR Code that redirects users to all social media channels.
A QR Code landing page that displays all social media channels of a retail store.

Social Media QR Code

Get more followers

Encourage your customers to follow your news and latest trends on social media to stay in touch even after they’ve made a purchase. Print the Social Media QR Code on shopping bags and provide your customers with a list of all the social media channels you own. With a single scan, your customers can get to the right profiles without having to type and search.

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An advertisement in a store window with a QR Code that redirects users to view a PDF version of the latest fashion catalog.
A QR Code landing page that displays a PDF version of the latest fashion catalog from a retail store.

Coupon QR Code

Promote discounts and deals

Offering discounts and deals is a great way to attract potential customers to try your products for the first time. Use the Coupon QR Code on your banners and posters so you can target not only new customers but also reward loyal ones with money-can’t-buy deals. The Coupon QR Code allows your customers to save the coupon in their smartphones until they’re ready to redeem it. They can also share the offer with their friends to help boost your sales even more.

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A table tent at a retail store with a QR Code that urges users to scan and rate the latest fashion collection.
A QR Code landing page by a retail store to rate the latest fashion collection from one to five stars.

Video QR Code

Tell your brand story

As consumers become more interested in brands that align with their values, you can tell your own story with videos. Share your brand story and show the journey on how your products are made by placing a Video QR Code on your clothing tags or labels. With a simple scan, customers can view one video or an entire playlist. The QR Code comes with a customizable mobile page where you can include a button that links to your website, contact form, or any landing page.

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A clothing tag with a QR Code that redirects users to a video playlist from a retail brand.
A QR Code landing page that displays a video playlist from a retail brand.

Image Gallery QR Code

Share more images

Space is limited on advertising, so why not use the Image Gallery QR Code on newspapers and magazine ads? You can include an unlimited number of images of your items, include captions for each photo and link to a specific landing page on your website. And if you ever want to switch the images, you can always do so without having to reprint a new QR Code.

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An invitation card from a retail store with a QR Code that offers a discount coupon when scanned.
A QR Code landing page that displays a discount coupon to be redeemed at a retail store.

PDF QR Code

Digitize your lookbook

Lookbooks, catalogs, or in-house magazines are great promotional materials to engage with customers in a visually appealing way. Printing them costs money, but with the PDF QR Code, you only need to print it once and place it on displays or shop windows. This way, your customers can scan and download the lookbooks and read it at their leisure. Update the content as often as you need without reprinting a new QR Code, thus saving you time and money in the long run.

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Zalando, a German online footwear retailer based in Berlin

Your all-in-one QR Code marketing platform

Now you can fully customize your QR Codes by using your brand colors, add company logo, get scan statistics, and even edit the content after print.

Plus other benefits you’ll enjoy across QR Code Generator PRO

Worry-free, mistake-proof

Integrate QR Codes in the early planning stage and only add the contents when you’re ready to go live, even after print.

Perfect resolution, every time

Your QR Codes stay in high-resolution no matter what they’re printed on. Download in JPG, PNG, SVG, or EPS.

Stay organized effortlessly

Label your QR Codes and create folders to keep them nice and tidy so you can focus on performance.

Collaborate securely online

Add team members to your account and take full control over what they can see or do — complete with their own logins.

Make a great first impression

Customize the short URL or stand out from your competitors and use your own domain to foster brand loyalty.

Stay on top of everything

Add campaign info so you know when the campaign starts, which medium it’s on, and how many copies printed.

Improve your business.

Use QR Codes to easily promote your products.