Itemizing merchandise with the Amazon gross sales channel

This web page was printed on Jan 31, 2021. For the present model, go to https://assist.shopify.com/en/handbook/online-sales-channels/amazon-sales-channel/amazon-list-products.

The Amazon gross sales channel helps you to create and handle listings to promote your merchandise on Amazon. Your Shopify merchandise aren’t routinely listed on Amazon while you activate the Amazon gross sales channel. As a substitute, you may hyperlink Shopify to your present Amazon listings, create a proposal for a product you promote that’s already being offered on Amazon, or create a brand new itemizing for a product that’s new to Amazon.

After you’ve got created an inventory, it is submitted to Amazon for approval. Most profitable listings are accepted inside just a few hours. In case your itemizing is accepted, then it’s going to seem within the Amazon market. You possibly can handle your Amazon gross sales channel listings in your Shopify admin.

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In case you have a big stock of unlisted merchandise that you just wish to promote on Amazon.com, you then would possibly wish to use an Stock File Template as an alternative of making new product listings manually. If you happen to promote on Amazon.ca, then you need to use the Stock File Template for promoting in Canada.

Get accepted to promote in a class

Some product classes require approval from Amazon earlier than promoting. In case your product requires approval, you then’ll be prompted to use earlier than you may submit your itemizing.

Right now, you may solely create listings for brand new merchandise by utilizing the Amazon gross sales channel in these classes:

  • Clothes, Footwear, & Jewellery
  • Arts, Crafts & Stitching
  • Residence & Kitchen
  • Patio, Garden & Backyard
  • Sport & Open air
  • Well being & Family
  • Toys & Video games
  • Magnificence
  • Electronics.

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Listings in Amazon’s electronics class do not assist variants. Including a variant to an inventory within the electronics class by means of the Amazon gross sales channel creates a separate itemizing.

You possibly can nonetheless create new listings for merchandise in different classes immediately in Amazon Vendor Central, after which hyperlink them to Shopify.

Create a brand new itemizing for a product

If you’re a model proprietor or you’re promoting a product that is not already listed on Amazon, then you have to to create a brand new itemizing to your product.

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Listings in Amazon’s electronics class do not assist variants. Including a variant to an inventory within the electronics class by means of the Amazon gross sales channel creates a separate itemizing.

Earlier than you create an inventory with the Amazon gross sales channel, you have to a UPC or EAN code for every product variant you wish to record except you’re model registered. Amazon will use the UPC or EAN to create an ASIN, which identifies your product on Amazon.

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If you’re new to promoting with Amazon you might not have the ability to record all of your merchandise directly. Amazon limits the variety of new ASINs you may create in a given week till you could have established a gross sales historical past.

Steps:

  1. Out of your Shopify admin, go to Amazon.
  1. From the Shopify app, faucet Retailer.
  2. Within the Gross sales channel part, faucet Amazon.
  1. From the Shopify app, faucet Retailer.
  2. Within the Gross sales channel part, faucet Amazon.
  1. Click on Create itemizing.

  2. Choose the product out of your Shopify catalog that you just wish to record on Amazon, then click on Choose product:

  3. On the Search web page, click on Create itemizing:

  4. From the class record, discover the class that matches your product:

After you choose a class, you want to edit your product particulars earlier than publishing to Amazon. Some product particulars are routinely synced, and their associated fields on the itemizing particulars are stuffed out for you. Particulars that you just enter on the Amazon itemizing particulars web page do not have an effect on your product particulars elsewhere in Shopify.

To edit your product particulars:

  1. Full the fields within the Amazon itemizing particulars:

  2. Within the Variants part, choose the product choices that apply to your product. For instance, when you’re promoting a white T-shirt that is available in completely different sizes, you then would choose Dimension. You possibly can’t change the product choices after you publish the itemizing to Amazon, however you may add extra variants inside the choices that you have chosen.

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If you choose a single product choice, then you’ll nonetheless have to enter a price for some other choices that apply to the product class if you find yourself including the variants. For instance, if you’re promoting a white T-shirt that is available in completely different sizes, you then would enter white within the shade subject for every variant.

  1. Fill within the Particulars fields (together with the Product Identifier), select Stock Administration settings, enter the Manufacturing time if relevant, and choose a picture to your variant. Repeat this step for the entire variants that you just wish to add to the itemizing.

  2. Click on Publish.

Add a UPC or EAN code

Amazon requires that every one new listings have a GTIN (International Commerce Merchandise Quantity), a singular product identifier for every product variant that’s used to create an ASIN. While you’re creating an inventory by means of the Amazon gross sales channel, then you may add a UPC or EAN code to your product variant data to satisfy this requirement. The product identifier you add will routinely be included while you create an Amazon itemizing.

You possibly can learn extra about utilizing GTIN product identifiers on the Amazon Assist Middle. It is crucial to not invent false GTIN data to your merchandise. Study extra about barcodes and GTINs.

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If you’re a model proprietor, then you may register your model with Amazon after which you may create listings with out GTINs by utilizing the Amazon gross sales channel.

You possibly can add the UPC or EAN code within the Barcode subject for a product variant if you find yourself creating a brand new itemizing within the Amazon gross sales channel.

Add the barcode by modifying a product

Steps:

  1. In Shopify, go to a product web page.

  2. Within the Stock part, click on Edit beside a variant.

  3. Within the Barcode subject, enter the GTIN for the product variant.

  4. Click on Save.

Add your registered model

If you happen to’re Model Registered on Amazon, then you may create listings with out GTINs. You possibly can add a registered model to the Amazon gross sales channel from the Account web page. You should use the identical model identify that you just use on Amazon Vendor Central.

Steps:

  1. Out of your Shopify admin, go to Amazon.
  1. From the Shopify app, faucet Retailer.
  2. Within the Gross sales channel part, faucet Amazon.
  1. From the Shopify app, faucet Retailer.
  2. Within the Gross sales channel part, faucet Amazon.
  1. Click on Account.

  2. Within the Amazon Model Registry part, click on Add registered model.

  3. Enter your model identify, after which choose the itemizing class and attribute for the model.

  4. Click on Add model.

After you add your registered model, you may choose it when creating an inventory and you will not have so as to add a GTIN for the itemizing.

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If you’re model registered, you may nonetheless create listings for merchandise from different manufacturers and supply a GTIN by deciding on Different model within the itemizing particulars.

Create a proposal for a product on Amazon

If you wish to promote a product that’s already on Amazon, then you may create a proposal.

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If you’re new to promoting with Amazon you might not have the ability to record all of your merchandise directly. Amazon limits the variety of new gives you may create in a given week till you could have established a gross sales historical past.

You should utilize the Amazon gross sales channel to search out the product on Amazon, then match it to a product in your Shopify admin and edit the main points for the supply.

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Promoting merchandise in sure classes would possibly require approval. Be sure you are accustomed to the classes and merchandise that require approval from Amazon.

Steps:

  1. Out of your Shopify admin, go to Amazon.
  1. From the Shopify app, faucet Retailer.
  2. Within the Gross sales channel part, faucet Amazon.
  1. From the Shopify app, faucet Retailer.
  2. Within the Gross sales channel part, faucet Amazon.
  1. Click on Create itemizing.

  2. Choose the product out of your Shopify catalog that you just wish to record on Amazon, then click on Choose product.

  3. On the Search web page, click on Discover Product.

This shows a listing of comparable merchandise within the Amazon catalog. You possibly can click on View on Amazon to see the total product particulars. In case your Shopify product does not match any of those, then you want to create a brand new itemizing in Amazon.

  1. Discover the product on Amazon that matches your product, then click on Choose.

After you match your product to 1 on Amazon, you want to select which variants to supply and edit the itemizing:

  1. On the Edit itemizing web page, select which variants so as to add to your supply by matching the Amazon variants together with your Shopify product variants. If you happen to do not wish to add a selected variant to your itemizing, choose Do not supply variant from the SHOPIFY VARIANTS drop-down.

  2. For every variant you add to the itemizing, enter a listing worth and select stock settings.

  3. While you’re performed, click on Publish.

Hyperlink Shopify to your present Amazon listings

If you happen to’re already promoting on Amazon, then you may hyperlink your present Amazon listings to your Shopify merchandise. If you happen to hyperlink your Shopify merchandise to your Amazon listings, then you may handle your present listings by means of your Shopify admin. Linking your present listings may forestall you from unintentionally creating two gives for a similar product.

Steps:

  1. Out of your Shopify admin, go to Amazon.
  1. From the Shopify app, faucet Retailer.
  2. Within the Gross sales channel part, faucet Amazon.
  1. From the Shopify app, faucet Retailer.
  2. Within the Gross sales channel part, faucet Amazon.
  1. If any linkable merchandise are detected by the Amazon gross sales channel, then a banner will seem. Merchandise which can be fulfilled utilizing Success by Amazon in Amazon Vendor Central cannot be linked to your Shopify merchandise as a result of the Amazon gross sales channel does not assist FBA gives. Click on Hyperlink merchandise from the Listings web page.

  2. Click on Browse merchandise subsequent to the product you wish to hyperlink to your Shopify product.

  3. Within the Choose a product dialog, click on the product you wish to hyperlink to, then click on Choose product.

  4. Choose the way you’d wish to handle stock for the merchandise you’re linking.

  5. Enter a Manufacturing time, if required. If you happen to select Not required for these merchandise, then the default manufacturing time is about to 2 days. If you happen to want extra time to supply the merchandise earlier than transport, then you want to enter the variety of days when linking, even when you have already set a unique manufacturing time in Amazon Vendor Central. In any other case, the manufacturing time in Amazon can be set to the default of two days.

  6. Choose the variant you’d wish to hyperlink to your Amazon itemizing.

  7. Click on Hyperlink merchandise to hyperlink your present Amazon itemizing to your Shopify product.

After you’ve got linked a product to an inventory, it’s going to seem on the Listings web page of your Shopify admin.

You possibly can unlink all of the linked variants for a product on the Edit itemizing web page.

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After you join your Amazon account to your Shopify retailer, it could possibly take a couple of minutes for Shopify to determine linkable merchandise. After the preliminary connection, Shopify will seek for linkable merchandise each 6 hours.

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