Managing Products

Import Supplier Products

The Import Supplier Products function allows you to create new products for a particular supplier by specifying the product's supplier code. The product will only be created if the supplier code exists on the Shopfront master database.

You will need to ensure that the Master Database Reference has been added for the relevant supplier, follow the steps below to check this. 

  1. Select the Menu icon
  2. Select Stock Management
  3. Select Suppliers, to create a new supplier see How to Create a Supplier, or search for the supplier and select Edit if it's an already existing supplier
  4. Type the name of the supplier into the Master Database Reference field
  5. Select Save

Importing Supplier Products

Follow the steps below to import supplier products.

  1. Select the Menu icon
  2. Select Stock Management
  3. Select More
  4. Select Import Supplier Products
  5. In the Supplier field select the name of the supplier you wish to import products for
  6. Underneath Product List, specify the supplier code(s) of each product you wish to create. Each supplier code should be specified on a separate line

  7. Select Import

Once Import is selected, one of the following actions will be displayed for each supplier code specified.

Action Description
Copied The product has been created from the Shopfront Master Database
Found The product has been ignored, as it already exists
Not Found The supplier code doesn't exist for the specified supplier on the Shopfront Master Database