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Import a Catalogue

More often than not, products are created in bulk, and so is its inventory. Describing your product and all its attribute will thereby form a catalogue. Maintaining its price and quantity will constitute an inventory.

Instead of manually taking the efforts to create your products one-by-one, you can choose to do it all together in bulk.

Video: Fynd Platform - How To Upload Bulk Products

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Steps to Import a Catalogue#

  1. Click on Import.

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    Figure 1: Import

  1. Select Catalogue.

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    Figure 2: Import Options

  1. Choose a type, department and template from the drop-down as highlighted below.

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    Figure 3: Choose Product Template

  1. Here, you can download a sample file for creating a catalogue of products.

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    Figure 4: Create Bulk Products

  1. If you haven't created a product yet, download the sample file. Note that there are separate sample files for creating different types of products. Click here to know more.

    • Sample Excel - An Excel file (.xlsx) for creating a product.
    • Sample CSV - A CSV file (.csv) for creating a product.

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    Figure 5: Download a Sample File

  1. Let's assume you have downloaded an Excel file for creating a product, start filling the details of your product as shown below.

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    Figure 6: Sample File

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    You will get drop-down boxes for certain columns in the Excel file. Example: Brands, Gtin type, Currency, etc.

  2. The first row highlights the headers. Hovering over any of them with your mouse pointer will show a brief description (see GTIN column below). The columns that are highlighted in green are mandatory to fill. It's recommended that you also fill the optional fields as it enhances the product description.

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    Figure 7: Sample File Content

  1. Fill all the product details, similar to what we saw in the previous section. In this case, we have created a catalogue of 3 products.

    • Case 1: Product has only one identifier (GTIN Type), e.g. EAN.

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    Figure 8: Excel File Example 1

    • Case 2: Product has more than one identifier, e.g. EAN, SKU, UPC, etc.

    We have seen in the previous section that if a product has multiple identifiers, one of the identifier has to be made PRIMARY.

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    Figure 9: Making An Identifier As Primary

    In the excel file, PRIMARY is referred to as Seller Identifier.

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    Figure 10: Excel File Example 2

  1. Now, you are ready to validate your Excel file. Upload your Excel file as shown below.

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    Figure 11: Validate Excel File

    Check the Validation Status to view errors (if any).

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    Figure 12: Valid Excel File

  1. If the file is valid, you can upload your catalogue. Click on Upload in the top-right corner. The bulk upload will initiate and it can be viewed under Upload History as shown below. The upload status will be run in a batch and it will be shown as 'Pending' till its completion.

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    Figure 13: Started Bulk Upload

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    Figure 14: Batch Completed Successfully

    You have successfully uploaded your catalogue! Now, can view all your products on the Products page.

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    Figure 15: Products Uploaded through Excel

As you have learnt in Product Creation Overview section, set of products have 3 additional fields as compared to that of a product.

  • Size Group
  • Size
  • Size Quantity

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Figure 16: Excel file for Set Products

Creating a set of products is slightly different, because a set may contain different size and quantity. You can enter these sizes and quantities in new rows, as shown below. Note that you will have to rewrite the Item Code, Brand and Size Group in the new rows.

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Figure 17: Upload Excel file for Set Products