Amazon Properties Overview

 
 

Overview

This article focuses on the different settings and actions available on the Amazon Properties page and explains them in detail.


Product Fields Explained

To open the Amazon Properties page, go to Catalog > Manage Catalog > Open a product > Toolbox > Amazon Properties. The following options are present on it:The image shows the Amazon Properties page.

General Panel

OptionsDescription
EnabledEnables the product on Amazon.
Merchant SKUAlternate SKU used per-channel for communicating a product to that corresponding channel.
FBA SKUAn identifier used by Amazon fulfillment centers to identify each unique product. This is the identifier that is printed on product-level labels and this is how Amazon identifies every unit you ship. Click here for more information.
ASINAmazon Standard Identification Numbers (ASINs) are unique blocks of 10 characters used to identify listings.
Fulfilled ByDefines who ships the product: Merchant or Amazon through FBA. Click here for more information.
Ready to Post
Indicates the product status for posting. If the product is not ready for posting, hover over the i icon to see the missing information for the product.
Release DateEnabling this option, allows you to select a start selling date on Amazon. The listing will display with a pre-order option. This option is used when posting the product for the first time.

Inventory Panel

OptionsDescription
FBA Warehouse QtyThe quantity in the FBA warehouse.
Fixed QtyQuantity set on Amazon regardless of availability. Click here for more information.

Pricing Panel

OptionsDescription
Map PriceMinimum advertised pricing – the lowest price allowed by distributors.
EnforceChecking this box will set the sales price on all channels to the MAP. The MAP will be reflected in the price feed as the MAP and as the Price.
Amazon PriceAllows you to set a different price specific for Amazon. You can also check the Default box to use the default Site Price. Read about Amazon Business Pricing here.
Special PriceEnter the price that Amazon will show as the discounted price for a promotion during the selected time period.

You must enter start and end dates to save this field value.

Buy Box PriceDisplays the Buy Box price.
Retail PriceThe retail price of the item.
CommissionPercentage of commission deducted by Amazon.
Repricing


Enable for ChannelMax


Enable Min/Max Selling Price for Amazon

Opens a drop-down menu with repricing options.


Allows you to set high and low (StopLoss Price) prices.


Allows you to set min and max selling prices for Amazon.

Shipping Panel

OptionsDescription
Lead Time to ShipThe default number of business days it takes to ship an order after it is placed. The maximum is 30 days. Even if you enter more, Sellercloud will still send 30. Click here for more information.
Enable Shipping OverrideWhen enabled, the selected Amazon Shipping Template becomes more important than all other shipping rules and templates applied.
Shipping TemplateAllows you to select an Amazon Shipping Template.

FBA Panel

OptionsDescription
Amazon Label FormatLabels for FBA items. You can choose between Individual units, case labels, and none.
Amazon Label UnitsSpecifies the number of the label units.
FBA Instock DateTimestamp of the last date when inventory of the selected item was available in FBA.
Package SizePackage size as it relates to Amazon’s Product Size Tiers. Read more here.
Internal FBA Prep Note
Relates to FBA Inbound Shipments. You can enter any Prep guidelines, which will only be used internally. This field is not sent to Amazon.

FBA Inventory Planning Panel

This panel used to show information from the Amazon Inventory Health report. At this time, all the information provided here comes from Amazon’s Inventory Planning report. You can see things such as the Inventory Age, Sales Rank, Storage Type, and more.

Listing Details Panel

OptionsDescription
Product TitleMultiple titles can exist for a given product, but only one top title can be used as the default title for fixed-priced listings.
Amazon TitleAllows you to add a product description of up to 255 characters.
Item TypeAllows you to specify an item type.
Top CategoryAllows you to select a top category from the drop-down menu.
Sub CategoryAllows you to select a sub category from the drop-down menu.
Configure AttributesOpens a new window where you can configure additional fields for the main and sub categories.
Search Term 1Search terms are keywords used by search engine for lexical matching between an ASIN and a query. Search terms mean terms entered by sellers into “generic_keywords” or “search terms” fields when sellers list or update an ASIN, which are indexed in search engine for matching.
Bullet Point 1Bullet points are used to draw attention to important information within a document so that a reader can identify the key issues and facts quickly.
BrandAllows you to select a brand from the drop-down menu.
Tax CodeCheck the available options in this article.
ConditionAllows you to set a condition from the drop-down menu and add a description to it.
Is HazmatHazmat stands for hazardous materials. Check this box if the item is hazardous.
Pesticide PropertiesYou can configure different pesticide-related settings from here.

Listing Details Extended Panel

OptionsDescription
Package QtyThe number of the same product contained within one package. For example, if you are selling a case of 5 packages of pens, the Package Quantity would be 5.
No. of ItemsThe number of distinct items included in the product you are offering for sale as one product. For example, if you are selling a case of 5 packages of pens, and each package contains 12 pens, the Number of Items would be 60.
Max Order QtyIndicates the maximum number of these same items that can be shipped together in the same package.
Allow Gift WrapAllows a customer to select gift wrap for this specific product. The gift wrap types available are set on a company level from Seller Central.
Allow Gift MessageAllows the customer to select a gift message for this particular product.

Custom Columns Panel

OptionsDescription.
CategoryItem category.

Channel Images Panel

OptionDescription
ImagesRecommended size 501 x 501 pixels. Maximum 1900 x 1900 pixels. Square aspect ratio.

The Amazon Properties page is used to manage all of the Amazon-related attributes of a product.

FIELDDESCRIPTION
Amazon EnabledProducts that are not enabled will be considered, for Amazon, to have a qty of zero. Read how to enable products for Amazon in bulk here.
Merchant SKUDefaults to product ID but can be edited to another ID in case of SKU mismatch.
FBA SKU (FNSKU)An identifier used by Amazon fulfillment centers to identify each unique product. This is the identifier that is printed on product-level labels and this is how Amazon identifies every unit you ship. Click here for more information.
ASIN Amazon Standard Identification Numbers (ASINs) are unique blocks of 10 characters used to identify listings.
Fulfilled byDefines who ships the product: Merchant or Amazon through FBA. Click here for more information.
Label FormatsLabels for FBA items. Individual unit and case labels.
Amazon Safety QuantityReserves from available quantity. Click here for more information.
Amazon Available QuantityThe Quantity currently available for Amazon. Usually aggregate quantity, but may depend on Max Qty, Fixed quantity, Safety Qty, or Inventory Percent Qty.
Enable Max InventorySet maximum quantity to be allowed on Amazon. Click here for more information.
Replenishable Enabling will display value that is set in the Amazon Fixed Quantity.
Amazon Fixed QuantityQuantity set on Amazon regardless of availability. Click here for more information.
Lead Time to ShipThe default number of business days it takes to ship an order after it is placed. The maximum is 30 days. Even if you enter more, Sellercloud will still send 30. Click here for more information.
Enable Release DateEnabling this option will allow you to select a start selling date on Amazon. The listing will display with a pre-order option. This option is used when posting the product for the first time. See the Restock Date option below for existing listings.
Package QuantityThe number of the same product contained within one package. For example, if you are selling a case of 5 packages of pens, the Package Quantity would be 5.
No. of ItemsThe number of distinct items included in the product you are offering for sale as one product. For example, if you are selling a case of 5 packages of pens, and each package contains 12 pens, the Number Of Items would be 60.
Max Order QtyIndicates the maximum number of these same items that can be shipped together in the same package.
Restock Date/Enable Restock Date Visible when client setting Enable Re-Stock Date for Products is enabled. Will allow for backorders for items that are out of stock. The product must have zero quantity.
Allow Gift WrapAllows a customer to select gift wrap for this specific product. The gift wrap types available are set on a company level from Seller Central.
Allow Gift MessageAllows the customer to select a gift message for this particular product.
Amazon Condition and NoteThe condition required for listing on Amazon. (note not required) Read about mapping the condition note to a condition here.
Amazon TitleTitle of the product as it appears on Amazon.
Map PriceMinimum advertised pricing – the lowest price allowed by distributors.
EnforceChecking this box will set the sales price on all channels to the MAP. The MAP will be reflected in the price feed as the MAP and as the Price.
Enable Price UpdateWill allow a price update through the Action Menu.
Amazon PricePrice of the product as listed on Amazon. Read about Amazon Business Pricing here.
Amazon Special PriceEnter the price that Amazon will show as the discounted price for a promotion during the selected time period.

You must enter start and end dates to save this field value.

Special Price Start DateSelect the date to start the discounted price.
Special Price To DateSelect the date to stop the discounted price.
Pricing RuleWhen using third-party repricing, you may store the rule name in this field.
Stop Loss PricingWhen using third-party repricing feeds, the quantity set here will be the lowest the price can fall.
Commission % Percentage of commission deducted by Amazon.
Include in CM Feed Checking this box will include this product in the ChannelMax repricing.
Tax CodeCheck the available options in this article.
Fulfillment Center When stored at FBA.
Package Size Package size as it relates to Amazon’s Product Size Tiers. Read more here.
Internal FBA Prep Note
Relates to FBA Inbound Shipments. You can enter any Prep guidelines, which will only be used internally. This field is not sent to Amazon.
Enable Ship OverrideEnables Amazon Shipping Template as the price charged to the customer for shipping.
Shipping TemplateAmazon Shipping Template.

 


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