Add New Product (Product Summary) Overview
Check out this short tutorial on adding a new product!
You can create a new product by clicking Add New Product from the Inventory tab.
Product Summary attributes
The Product Summary page is where you enter the product attributes. The table below defines each of these attributes.
Default product title.
Company which with the product is associated.
Used to create default templates for publishing new listings (see sub-page)
Status that you can use for internal reference about whether a product is active for sale.
By default, an inactive product will be hidden from the Manage Inventory page; use the Active filter to show those products. Active status does not disable for channel.
Condition of product (e.g. New, Refurbished) (see sub-page)
For internal use – rates products. Lets you filter products by rating on the Manage Inventory page.
For internal use – assign workflow of single product to multiple employees. For example, employee 1 can be assigned to manage products that are assigned priority 1 status. Lets you filter products on the Manage Inventory page by Priority.
Status of availability. This is an internal notification status and will not remove the Sellable status of the item. Lets you filter products by Inventory Status on the Manage Inventory page.
Quantity of product available for sale.
Total quantity of product in warehouse.
The calculation used is Aggregate + Reserved. This will usually equal the true warehouse inventory, but not always.
Opens a page that shows movement of products inventory: sales, purchase orders, warehouse transfer, FBA shipments, etc.
Opens a page that shows quantity of product in warehouse(s).
Replenishable items (items whose inventory you can always replenish) ignore inventory availability. Instead, the fixed quantity on each channel properties' page is used for the inventory feed to the channel.
Text note about where the product is stored in a warehouse.
Employee set as the purchaser on the product's Purchasing page.
Lowest price approved by manufacturer for sale.
Checking this box will set the MAP to be the selling price on all channels' properties pages. Prices set lower than the Map Price will be adjusted to the Map Price.
Use MAP Price for Website
Automatically send MAP in the pricing feed to your website.
The average cost of product. Read more about average cost here.
Quantity on an approved purchase order.
Cost of the product to the merchant. This is a set value that does not necessarily reflect the cost from the last PO. However, it can be updated from the PO Last Cost or Average Cost based on Client Settings.
Sell Below Cost
Internal reference field used to authorize selling price less than cost. When enabled or disabled, a log will display, logging the change by employee and time stamp. Read how to prevent pricing from being set too low here.
Default selling price of product.
Default price for wholesale orders.
Entering shipping weight - the weight of product and packaging - will automatically apply weight when shipping. By default, this value populates the "Weight" column in ShipBridge for single item orders.
Entering shipping dimensions (dimensions of the package) will automatically apply dimensions when shipping.
Actual weight of product.
Dimension of product. Displays on Product Home page by enabling the Client Setting Display Product dimensions at product home page.
Shipping Package Type
Entering Package Type will automatically apply Type when shipping
Description of product – text only.
Description of product that can include HTML-formatted text and images.
Items that are included in shipping (e.g., Manual, Power cord).
Brand of the product.
In case of a SKU mismatch, this field can be used to link a SKU in a third-party master inventory system, such as QuickBooks, with the SKU in SellerCloud.
Universal product code.
Country of Origin
Key Product Features
Selling points/highlights of a product. Also referred as Special Features.
Attributes have a log history to track changes; click the + button to view the log.
If you want the Toolbox on the left to always be collapsed, enable the Client Setting Always show product left menu
Product Summary panels
You can customize the Product Summary page to show different information about a product.
The page can show a number of panels with anything from purchase order history, sales history, or related kits.
Panels can be managed by clicking the Manage Panels link above the panels. Show and hide, or toggle the order of panels:
- Images - shows the main images of the product, with a link to manage all images
- Sales Channels - shows the channels that the product is enabled for and the price etc.
- Matrix - shows matrix parents where this product is a child
- Kits - shows components, if the current product is a kit
- Related Kits - shows kit parents where this product is a component
- Shadows - shows shadows of this product
- Purchase Details - shows last price paid, default vendor and DropShipMode
- Purchase Orders - shows history of most recent PO's for this product
- FBA Inbound Shipments
- Inventory Transfer - shows inventory transfers and adjustments for this product
- Custom Columns
- Vendor Prices
- Warehouses - shows inventory of product in each warehouse
- Inventory Arrival
- Recent Sales
- Active Listings
- Warehouse Bins
- Custom Columns - shows custom columns for this product