Product Import File Format

Product Import File Format

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Import file format

The import file is a standard CSV (Comma Separated Value) file. The first line contains the field names separated by a comma (,). Each subsequent line contains values for those fields, each value being separated by a comma (,). Microsoft Excel can export information as a CSV file. You can create a template (example CSV file) by using the Export button and exporting an existing product.

The product import file can contain any of the fields described below, in any order. If you do not know any of the information for a field don't include the field in the file to import. This is described below. 

Minimum requirements for an import file
You must have at least 1 of the red fields in your import file to create a valid One Stop Order Processing product.

Field Name
This should appear in the first line of the file

Description
SKU
Your product code , e.g. IL507. If you are using the import for different platforms (e.g. Ebay and Amazon) you must use the SKU field to identify the product.
EAN
European Article Number, normally used as the 13 digit barcode, e.g, 7352648596042
Title
Name of the product, e.g. 1922 Dodge Car Model RT5
Description
Brief description of the product, more details about the product.
Price
Price to sell the product to the customer, e.g. 12.92
ShipCost
The shipping cost of this product (to the customer), e.g. 1.99
VATRate
VAT rate of product, e.g. 15
Weight
The weight of the product in Kilos, e.g. 8.1
Currency
The currency to be used for this product, e.g. £
Type
The type of the product. This is used to filter the product on when viewing and amending, e.g. shoes
CostPrice
The cost price of the product. This is used to calculate the profit on sales, e.g. 9.82
ShipCostPrice
The actual shipping cost of the product, e.g. 1
BinLocation
The location to find the product in the warehouse. This is used when producing the picking list, e.g. AISLE 3
UseStockControl
Use stock control on this product? When orders are imported the stock levels are adjusted, e.g. 1, means use Stock Control. 0 means don't.
CurrentStock
Current stock of the product, e.g. 92. When importing if you put a + before the amount this increase the current stock level by the amount given. For example, if the current stock level is 10 and you import a value of +3 the stock will now be 13. You can also use a - to decrement stock aswell. For example, if you sold stock outside of One Stop Order Processing and want to update the stock levels.
SiteStock
Stock allocated to a particular selling platform (and being sold), e.g. 6. Means 6 are currently available on Ebay as a buy it now.
ReorderStockLvl
At what stock level do you want to be notified about? After orders have been imported any product levels that reach this level will be displayed and you can reorder stock for that product. e.g. 3
OutOfStockLvl
At what level do your products become out of stock? This is used when listing products on Amazon, Ebay etc..You may want more than 0 as an out of stock level, so you still have a product to use for samples, demos.
Supplier
Who is the supplier of this product. This is used for producing supplier reorder documents and other supplier related activities. e.g. AMZ
Notes
Your own notes on the product.
SellingPlatform

The platoform that this product is being sold on. This can be one of the following values:
0 - All platforms
1 - Ebay
2 - Amazon
3 - PlayTtrade
4 - SellerDeck/Actinic
5 - OSOP (One Stop Order Processing, for telephone and adhoc orders).
6 - Googlebase (Google Shopping)
7 - Edirectory
8 - Shopzilla
9 - Interspire
10 - Edirectory
11 - XCart

Each selling platform can have different values for the following information:

Title, Description, Price, ShipCost, VATRate, Currency, SellingPlatform, Brand, Manufacturer, ProductType, Condition, Image1, Image2, Image3, Image4, Image5, SearchTerms, WebPage, Category, SellingFormat, Duration, Availability, OriginalPrice, ShippingDest, ASIN, CustVal1, CustVal2, CustVal3, CustVal4, CustVal5, CustVal6, CustVal7, CustVal8, CustVal9, CustVal10, CustVal11, CustVal12, CustVal13, CustVal14, CustVal15, CustVal16, CustVal17, CustVal18, CustVal19, CustVal20, SiteStock

Brand
The Brand of the product, e.g. Tillers
Manufacturer
The manufacturer of the product, e.g. Wilkers
ProductType
The type of product, e.g. Shoe
Condition
Is the product New, Second Hand or Refurbished
Image1
The web address (or local for TurboLister) for an image of the product. e.g. http://www.567carn.co.uk/images/pic1.jpg
Image2
A 2nd image of the product
Image3
A 3rd image of the product
Image4
A 4th image of the product
Image5
A 5th image of the product
SearchTerms
Search terms used to find product. e.g. trainer,shoe,fashion
WebPage
The webpage where this product can be bought. This is specific to products like SellerDeck/Actinic, osCommerce. e.g. http://www.567carn.co.uk/products.php?812
Category
The selling platforms selling section. e.g. Computers
SellingFormat
The type of sale for the product, e.g. Fixed Price
Duration
How long the sale of the item is for. e.g. 7
Availability
How soon can the product be sent, e.g. 1, meaning 1 day.
OriginalPrice
The original price of the item. This is used for sales and price reductions on sites like Amazon. e.g. 19.99
ShippingDest
Where the item will ship to, e.g. UK.
ASIN
The Amazon product code, e.g. B020TFXHIC
CustVal1
Custom values specifically related to this site type. This allows you to add up to 20 different product details related to your business
CustVal2
 
CustVal3
 
CustVal4
 
CustVal5
 
CustVal6
 
CustVal7
 
CustVal8
 
CustVal9
 
CustVal10
 
CustVal11
 
CustVal12
 
CustVal13
 
CustVal14
 
CustVal15
 
CustVal16
 
CustVal17
 
CustVal18
 
CustVal19
 
CustVal20
 
sActinic
The SKU code for the product if sold on SellerDeck/Actinic. This is used to list and adjust stock for SellerDeck/Actinic sales.
sAmazon_mp
The SKU code for the product if sold on Amazon Marketplace. This is used to list and adjust stock for Amazon Marketplace sales.
sAmazon_sc
The SKU code for the product if sold on Amazon SellerCentral. This is used to list and adjust stock for Amazon SellerCentral sales.
sCube_cart
The SKU code for the product if sold on Cube Cart. This is used to list and adjust stock for Cube Cart sales.
sEbay
The SKU code for the product if sold on Ebay. This is used to list and adjust stock for Ebay sales.
sEbid
The SKU code for the product if sold on eBid. This is used to list and adjust stock for eBid sales.
sOne_stop
The SKU code for the product if sold on One Stop Order Processing. This is used to list and adjust stock for One Stop Order Processing sales.
sOscommerce
The SKU code for the product if sold on osCommerce. This is used to list and adjust stock for osCommerce sales.
sPlaytrade
The SKU code for the product if sold on Playtrade. This is used to list and adjust stock for Playtrade sales.
sRoman_cart
The SKU code for the product if sold on RomanCart. This is used to list and adjust stock for RomanCart sales.
sEdirectory
The SKU code for the product if sold on Edirectory. This is used to list and adjust stock for Edirectory sales.
sInterspire
The SKU code for the product if sold on Interspire. This is used to list and adjust stock for Interspire sales.
sXCart
The SKU code for the product if sold on XCart. This is used to list and adjust stock for XCart sales.
sSupplier2
Who is the 2nd supplier of this product. This is used for producing supplier reorder documents and other supplier related activities. e.g. MAQ
sSupplier2
Who is the 3rd supplier of this product. This is used for producing supplier reorder documents and other supplier related activities. e.g. EE2

Advanced Import

To import information into existing products you only need to include the SKU, EAN, Title or Description and the required information (e.g. CurrentStock). You must use the SKU if you are importing any of the fields below :

Title, Description, Price, ShipCost, VATRate, Currency, SellingPlatform, Brand, Manufacturer, ProductType, Condition, Image1, Image2, Image3, Image4, Image5, SearchTerms, WebPage, Category, SellingFormat, Duration, Availability, OriginalPrice, ShippingDest, ASIN, CustVal1, CustVal2, CustVal3, CustVal4, CustVal5, CustVal6, CustVal7, CustVal8, CustVal9, CustVal10, CustVal11, CustVal12, CustVal13, CustVal14, CustVal15, CustVal16, CustVal17, CustVal18, CustVal19, CustVal20, SiteStock

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