Product Groups


Overview

Sellercloud’s Product Group feature allows you to group products together, so you can manage your inventory with ease, launch auction campaigns on eBay, and run reports by product groups.  In this article, you will learn how to create product groups manually and in bulk, assign products to groups, and more.


Create a New Product Group

You can create a new product group manually or in bulk.

Manually

  1. Go to Catalog > Product Groups.
    From this page, you can view, manage, export, and delete product groups.
  2. Click on the Action icon at the lower-right corner and select Add New Product Group.
  3. Enter Product Group Name and press Add.product groups add delta

In Bulk

  1. Go to Catalog > Product Groups > Tools > Import Product Info > Import Product Groups.
  2. Download the template, populate the ProductID and the ProductGroupName columns, and save the file.
  3. Upload the saved template from the File field and press Import. The product(s) will appear in the groups.The image shows the Import Product Groups option.

Assign SKUs to Product Groups

You can add products to an existing group manually or in bulk.

Manually

  1. From the Product Groups page, open a product group, and click on the + icon in the top-right corner. This will open the Add Product to Group window.
  2. Search for the products you need and press Add Selected.add products group delta

In Bulk

In Bulk via File Upload

Products can be assigned to groups via bulk update. Note that in Sellercloud, a product can be added to multiple groups. You will need to enter a product on multiple lines against different product groups in order to add the same product to more than one product group simultaneously. To assign products to groups:

  1. Go to Catalog > Tools > Import Product InfoBulk Product Update.
  2. Generate a template with a ProductGroupName column.
  3. Populate the ProductID and the ProductGroupName columns, and save the file.
  4. Upload the saved template from the File field and press Upload. The product(s) will appear in the existing group(s).
    Note: You can use the same column headers to export a product’s assigned group using a Custom Export.
You can export product groups from the Manage Catalog > Action menu > Export Products (Catalog) > Standard > Product Groups > Export. Open the queued job, click on the Actions menu, and select Export to Excel.

 

In Bulk via Manage Catalog

  1. Go to Catalog > Manage Catalog > Select the desired products.
  2. Click on the Action menu and select Add Product to Group.
  3. Select an Existing Group or create a New Group.
  4. Press Add. The products will be added to the group.

Delete SKUs from Product Groups

You can delete products from an existing group manually or in bulk.

Manually

  1. Go to Catalog > Product Groups > Open a product group.
  2. Hover over the product you want to delete, and press the trash can Remove Product icon to delete.The image shows the Trash icon.

In Bulk

In Bulk via File Upload

To delete products in bulk, follow the steps from the In Bulk section under Create New Product Group above, and enter Delete into the Action column. After you import the file, a message will appear informing you that the import was successful and the product was removed from the specific group.

In Bulk via Manage Catalog

  1. Go to Catalog > Manage Catalog > Select the desired products.
  2. Click on the Action menu and select Remove Products from Group.
  3. Select a Group and press Remove.

Overview

Learn more about Product Groups, ways to create and manage them, and steps to add products to groups.


Understand Product Groups

The Product Group feature lets you add products together, so you can, for example:

In Sellercloud, a product can be added to multiple groups.

Once you’ve grouped products together, you can view the groups as follows:

  • Click Catalog > Product Groups – View and edit all current product groups
  • Click the Product > Toolbox > Product Group – See all groups containing the product

There are two ways to create a new product group:

  • From the Product Groups page
  • From any Sellercloud report with a SKU filter

There are two ways to add products to an existing group:

  • From the Product Group’s page
  • In bulk with a file upload

You can also delete products in bulk from a group.


Create a New Group

When adding products to a group, the products must be from the same company. A product can be added to multiple groups.

  1. Click Inventory > Product Groups.
  2. Enter a name in the New Group Name field > Click Create New Group.
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the list > Click Edit to open the group details.
  4. Use the Search SKUs to be merged section to enter a SKU and click Search
  5. Select the product > Click Add to Group.

Add Products to a Group

You can select products on the Manage Inventory page or through a bulk update for inclusion into a product group.

From the manage inventory page

  1. Select the products to group.
  2. Click Action Menu > Add To Product Group > Go.
  3. Select from existing group or create a new group name and click Save.

Through a bulk update

When bulk-updating a product group, using the Bulk Update Template’s ProductGroupName field will create a new group if it doesn’t exist already, and will add product(s) to that group.
  1. Click Inventory > Import Product Info > Import Product Group.
  2. Download the template.
  3. Populate the ProductID column, and the ProductGroupName column with existing product group names.
  4. Save the file.
  5. Import the file on the Import Product Group page.

Delete Products in Bulk from a Group

  1. Click Inventory > Import Product Info > Import Product Group.
  2. Download the template.
  3. Populate the ProductID and ProductGroupName columns, and enter Delete into the Action column.
  4. Save the file.
  5. Import the file on the Import Product Group page. A message will appear that the import
    was successful and that the product was removed from the specific group.

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