Thermal Paper – A Must Have For Any Retail Business

If you're starting your own small retail business, you probably have a long list of things you need: signage, pricing guns, shopping bags, etc. One item you might have overlooked is thermal paper. Doesn't sound familiar? It will in a minute. Thermal paper is the paper most receipts are printed on. Every time you go to the grocery store or your favorite clothing store, a thermal printer shoots out a skinny receipt detailing your purchases. Just by looking at the smooth and shiny appearance of thermal paper, you can tell it's different from regular printer paper. So, what exactly is thermal paper, and how does it work? Like its name implies, thermal paper is paper that requires a heat transfer to activate it. Here's how it works: 1. Whenever a…
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