Sears Listings Management


Overview

A product must be ready for Sears before listing. It should also be Sears Enabled for the inventory quantity to be sent correctly.


Post Listings on Sears

Sellercloud will upload the listing immediately, but there can be a delay of up to 72 hours before the listing will be approved by Sears for sale.

Post a Product Individually

  1. Go to Catalog > Manage Catalog > Select a product.
  2. In Toolbox, go to Sears Properties > Edit.
  3. Check Sears Enabled and populate the required fields.
  4. Select Actions > Post on Sears. Post on Sears

Post Products in Bulk

  1. Go to Catalog > Manage Catalog > Select products.
  2. Click the Action button > Launch on Channel > Sears > Launch. Launch on Sears

To check if the products posted successfully on Sears, go to Settings > Companies > Manage Companies > Select a company > Toolbox > Sears > Uploaded Documents. Filter by document type AddProductFeed and look for Success or Error on the grid. Check the response document.

Sears active listings reports will be downloaded automatically. A service will periodically run through the report and mark products in Sellercloud as Posted and Active on Sears. You can use the Sears filters on Catalog > Manage Catalog > Add Filter > Sears Statuses to filter items that are listed and active on Sears.


Post a Variation to Sears

To post a variation For Sellercloud Support, the app setting EnableSearsMatrixPosting must be set to True.

While Sears attributes are not required for simple products, there are some attributes that are required for variation listings. Make sure to check Enable Sears Attributes in Client Settings.

  1. Go to Catalog > Manage Catalog > Open a variation parent > Toolbox > Sears Properties > Edit.
  2. Ready the parent for Sears.
  3. Click Configure Attributes > Locate the matrix children within the grid.
  4. Select the appropriate attributes for each child. The text field next to the attribute is for Trademark values, when applicable. This is required. Make sure the children are ready for listing and Enabled for Sears on their Sears Properties page.Post a variation to Sears
  5. Optional: Select attributes for the listing at the parent level.
  6. Click Save > Launch the variation parent to Sears.
The children (variations) must be Ready and Enabled for Sears on their individual Sears Properties page. This is because, unlike eBay, the individual variation is sent when posting the parent. Likewise, inventory is updated from the individual child product, not from the matrix parent.

Update Sears Listings

Automatic Updates

Sears inventory and pricing update automatically in separate feeds. This is controlled by Sears setting Allow Inventory Upload and Allow Pricing Updates.

Manual Updates

To update products individually, go to Sears Properties page > Actions:
  • Post on Sears – To update all product attributes.
  • Update Inventory on Sears – To update the inventory.
  • Update Prices on Sears– To update the prices of the products.Update products individually
To update multiple products, go to Manage Catalog page:
  • Select products > Update Inventory on Channel/Update Prices on Channel > Action menu > Sears > Update.Update inventory on Sears
Inventory feeds update the following properties:
  • Store ID.
  • Inventory.
  • Pickup Now Eligible.
Pricing feeds update the following properties:
  • Sears Price.
  • List Price/MSRP.
  • Sale Price.
  • Sale Price Date Range.
  • Shipping Costs.
  • Free Shipping Date Range.
  • Free Shipping Promotional Text.

 

Preparing a product for Sears

A product must be ready for Sears to allow posting on Sears. It should also be Sears Enabled in order for the  correct inventory quantity to be sent.

Using Sears categories

Sears updated categories can be downloaded onto your server by Sellercloud Support. You can assign and view product categories from the product’s Sears Properties page.

To bulk update product with categories:

  1. Copy the UniqueID from this file and use it as the value to Bulk Update SearsCategory1.
  2. Check the categories list from the attached file. Example value for the category update column: Jewelry|Fashion Jewelry|Fashion Earrings

Posting products to Sears

Sellercloud will upload the listing immediately, but there can be a time delay of up to 72 hours before the listing will be approved by Sears for sale.

Posting individually from the Sear Properties page

  1. Open a product > Toolbox > Sears Properties. Populate the required fields > Check Sears Enabled.
  2. Select Action > Post on Sears > Go.

Posting multiple products in bulk

  1. Go to Inventory > Choose products > Select Action > Launch on Channel > Go.
  2. Select Sears > Continue.

To check if products posted successfully to Sears, go to Settings > Company Settings > Toolbox > Sears > Uploaded Documents. Filter by document type AddProductFeed and look for Success or Error on the grid. Check the response document.

Sears active listings reports will be downloaded automatically. A service will periodically run through the report and mark products in Sellercloud as Posted and Active on Sears. You can use the Sears filters on Manage Inventory > Advanced Search to filter items that are listed and active on Sears.


Posting a variation listing

For Sellercloud Support – App Setting EnableSearsMatrixPosting must be set to True.

While sears attributes are not required for simple products, there are some attributes which are required for variation listings. Make sure to check Enable Sears Attributes in the Client Settings.

  1. Open a variation parent > Toolbox > Sears Properties.
  2. Ready the parent for Sears.
  3. Click Configure Attributes > Locate the matrix children in the grid.
  4. Select the appropriate attributes for each child. The text field next to the attribute is for Trademark values, if applicable. This is required. Make sure the children are Ready for listing and Enabled for Sears on their Sears Properties page.
  5. Optional: Select attributes for the listing at the parent level
  6. Save > Launch the variation parent to Sears.
The children (variations) must be Ready and Enabled for Sears on their individual Sears Properties page. This is because, unlike eBay, the individual variation is sent when posting the parent. Likewise, inventory is updated from the individual child product, not from  the matrix parent.

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