Add New Product (Product Summary) Overview

Check out this short tutorial on adding products in Sellercloud’s Delta interface!

Here’s how to add a new product to Sellercloud’s Alpha interface.

You can create a new product in the new Sellercloud by clicking Add New Product from the Catalog tab (or the Inventory tab in the original interface).

Product summary attributes

The Product Summary page is where you enter the product attributes. The table below defines each of these attributes.

Product Name Default product title.
Company  Company which with the product is associated.
Product Type  Used to create default templates for publishing new listings.
 Active  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  Condition of product (e.g. New, Refurbished).
 Rating  For internal use— rates products. Lets you filter products by rating on the Manage Inventory page.
 Priority  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.
 Inventory Status 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.
 Aggregate Qty Quantity of product available for sale.
Physical Inventory  Total quantity of product in warehouse.

The calculation used is Aggregate + Reserved. This will usually equal the true warehouse inventory, but not always.

View Movement Opens a page that shows movement of products inventory: sales, purchase orders, warehouse transfer, FBA shipments, etc.
Product Warehouse Opens a 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 quantity on each channel properties’ page is used for the inventory feed to the channel.
 Location Notes  Text note about where the 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  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 an approved purchase order.
Standard/List Price  MSRP.
 Site Cost 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.
 Site Price* Default selling price of product.

*This is Site/Retail Price in Sellercloud’s new interface.

 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 Display Product dimensions at product home page in Client Settings.
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 Cord).
Manufacturer  Product manufacturer.
Brand  Brand of the product.
Manufacturer SKU   Model number.
 Master SKU  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.
 UPC  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 Always show product left menu in Client Settings.

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
  • Replacements
  • 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
  • Notes
  • Purchase Details
  • 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

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