Company Store Products – Source
Products can be included in your Company Store offering by
- Selecting decorate on demand products from supplier eCatalogs with all or limited options
- Selecting a Theme Store with merchandised decorate on demand products.
- Entering unique products that you have in inventory
- Activating supplier website decorate on demand products
Interaction between your eStore and the Supplier eCatalog
Decorate on Demand products are selected from the supplier eCatalogs. A product can be selected once to each Company Store. Each time the product is selected, it can have different variables and markup. . Orders are sent to the supplier for fulfillment.
Interaction between supplier eCatalogs and your eStores is dynamic. When the supplier changes the product data such as pricing on their eCatalog the information is reflected on your eStore. The supplier maintains the product data which insures it is accurate.
Viewing Supplier Information
Supplier contact information, cost price and FAQs display when you view a product from the eStore manager access. This data is not available to a shopper on a Company Store. Use the email option at the top of the page to send questions about the data to the supplier.
Suppliers that have correct and current data and a willingness to follow standards are designated as “Trusted” and identified with the symbol
Company Store Products - Sell Price & Cost Price + Markup
Use Company Store Quick Update to designate if products selected from supplier eCatalogs should display to shoppers at MSRP or cost + markup. Specify the default markups to use when selecting products. A chart is available to convert margin to markup.
Company Store Products - Selected from Supplier eCatalogs
Products can be selected to your Company Store using the following options. Refer to the Company Store – Select Products sections of these FAQs for more info.
Select Products with All Supplier Options
Select Products by Supplier & Product Group allows you to select products from supplier eCatalogs with all of the product options and specify a markup. Products can be selected by supplier, product group or individually. Decorations linked to the items are automatically selected.
Select Products by Class from All Suppliers
Select a product class such as “pens” from all suppliers using Select Products by Supplier & Product Groups > Products from All Suppliers. Enter a search term such as “pens” in Find Product text box. The search responses contain pens from all suppliers. Select the products you wish to offer on your Company Store.
Select Products and Limit Supplier Options
Select Products & Limit eCatalog Options allows you to select products and limit the options, such as colors, sizes and images that are suitable for your customer’s branding concept. Items and decorations are selected individually. Individual markups can be specified for each product and quantity break.
Editing & Deleting Products Selected from a Supplier eCatalog
Use the same method used to select the product to edit or delete the product. When you search for items, selected items appear with "Selected All Options" or "Selected Limit Options".
*TIP View all Items for a Supplier Selected to the Company Store
Use Select Products & Limit eCatalog Options. Use the filters to limit the search to the supplier and to products selected to the site
*TIP Bundle Decoration Charges with the Item Price
Bundle the decoration charges with the item sell price by using a -100% markup with the decoration. The decoration charges do not display. Sales order shows only item sell prices. PO sent to the supplier shows item and decoration cost.
Company Stores Products – Supplier Theme Store
Theme Stores are merchandised Company Stores built and maintained by suppliers. They can be used to quickly create a Company Store for a customer. Refer to the Company Store Products – Theme Store section of these FAQs for more info.
Company Store Unique Products
If the product is not in a supplier eCatalog or the item is in your inventory, enter the item as a unique product using the Unique Company Store Products option. A contract decoration can be linked to a unique item. Refer to the Company Store Products – Unique Products section of these FAQs