Add New Product (Product Summary Page) Overview

Adding Products Tutorial

Create a new product by clicking on Add New Product under the Inventory tab. 
On the Product Summary page you can enter product attributes. The following is a list of attributes and their definitions.

 Product Name Default product title
 Company  Company which with the product is associated
 Product Type  Can be used to create default templates for publishing new listings. (see sub-page)
 Active  Status that can be used for internal reference as to whether a product is active for sale. By default, an inactive product will be hidden from  Manage Inventory page. Use the Active filter to display those products. Active status does not disable for channel.
 Condition  Condition of product (e.g. New, Refurbished) (see sub-page)
 Rating  For internal use – rates products. Allows products to be filtered on manage inventory page by rating.
 Priority  For internal use – assign work flow of single product to multiple employees. (e.g. employee 1 can be assigned to manage products that are  assigned priority 1 status) Allows products to be filtered on manage inventory page by Priority.
 Inventory Status  Status of availability (this is an internal notification status and will not remove the sellable status of the item) Allows products to be filtered on manage inventory page by Inventory Status.
 Aggregate Qty Quantity of product available for sale
 Physical Inventory  Total quantity of product in warehouse - Please note the calculation used here is Aggregate + Reserved. This will usually equal the true  warehouse inventory, but not always.
 View Movement button  Opens page that shows movement of products inventory  - sales, purchase orders, warehouse transfer, FBA shipments etc
 Product Warehouse button  Open  page that shows quantity of product in warehouse(s)
 Replenishable  Replenishable items (items whose inventory you can always replenish) ignore inventory availability. Instead, the fixed qty on each channel properties page is used for the inventory feed to the channel.
 Location Notes  Text note as to where product is stored in a warehouse
 Buyer  Employee set as the purchaser on the product's Purchasing page.
 MAP Price  Lowest price approved by manufacturer for sale
 Enforce 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  Checking box will automatically send MAP in the pricing feed to your website.
 Average Cost  The average cost of product. Read more about average cost here.
 On Order Quantity on approved purchase order.
 Standard/List Price MSRP
 Site Cost Cost of product to the merchant. This is a set value that doesn't necessarily reflect the cost from the last PO. However, it can be updated f  from the PO Last Cost or Average Cost based on client settings. 
 Sell Below Cost Internal reference field that can be 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 on how to prevent pricing from being set too low here
 Site Price Default selling price of product
 Wholesale Price Default price for wholesale orders
 Ship Weight  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. 
 Ship Width/Height/Length  Entering  shipping dimensions (dimensions of the package) will automatically apply dimensions when shipping
 Product Weight  Actual weight of product
 Product Width/Height/Length Dimension of product. Displays on Product Home page by enabling client setting Display Product dimensions at product home page.
 Shipping Package Type  Entering Package Type will automatically apply Type when shipping
 Short Description Description of product – text only
 Long Description  Description of product that can include HTML formatted text and images.
 Item Includes  Items that are included in shipping (e.g. Manual, Power Chord)
 Manufacturer SKU  Model number
 Master SKU  In a case of SKU mismatch, this field can be used to link a SKU in a third -party master inventory system, like QuickBooks, with the SKU in  SellerCloud.
 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 on the + button to view the log.

If you want the Toolbox on the left to be always collapsed - enable the client setting: Always show product left menu

Product Summary Panels

The Product Summary page can be customized to show a number of different pieces of information about a product. It can show a number of panels that show anything from purchase order history, sales history or related kits.
The panels can be managed by clicking on the Manage Panels link above the panels. Display 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
  • Replacements
  • PurchaseDetails - shows last price paid, default vendor and DropShipMode
  • PurchaseOrders -shows history of most recent PO's for this product
  • FBAInboundShipments
  • Inventory Transfer - shows inventory transfers and adjustments for this product    
  • CustomColumns
  • Notes
  • PurchaseDetails
  • Vendor Prices
  • Warehouses - Displays inventory of product in each warehouse
  • Inventory Arrival
  • Recent Sales
  • Active Listings
  • Warehouse Bins
  • CustomColumns - shows custom columns for this product

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