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Price & Quantity file

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It is possible to update price and quantity information using the Inventory Loader or product-specific inventory files. Use larger inventory files only in the following situations:

  • You have additional items to list.
  • You need to change the details of an existing item (for example, change the 'Item Note').
  • You need to delete items.

Required Price and Quantity file fields

The sku field must be populated in this upload file, as well as at least one of the following additional fields that you are choosing to modify: the price field or the quantity field.

  • sku: Stock Keeping Unit, used to track inventory. A SKU can be any alpha-numeric string. Each SKU you submit in your file must be unique to an individual product in your existing listings; do not submit duplicate SKUs. Submit your SKU exactly as it appears in your Amazon inventory listings.
  • price: The price of the product, in Indian rupees. Do not enter the "Rupee" symbol. Blank entries or a zero price (0.00) for any item will result in an error and the inventory file will be rejected. You can leave this field empty if you are only adjusting quantities.
  • quantity: This field is required for seller-fulfilled products, as described below. You can leave the quantity field empty if you are only adjusting prices.
    • Seller-fulfilled products: Enter the quantity of the product that you have for sale. This is your current inventory commitment. The quantity must be a whole number and should be greater than zero.
    • Amazon-fulfilled products: Leave this field empty. Do not enter a quantity, as it is not applicable for products fulfilled by Amazon. Instead, submit a value in the "fulfilment-channel" field.
Note: You can leave the quantity field empty if you are only adjusting prices.
Note: You can use Automate pricing bulk file template and automatically price your products competitively. Automate Pricing increase the chances of winning the Buy Box by allowing you to automatically price based on sales performance or by matching/beating competitive offerings from other sellers.

Optional Price and Quantity file fields

  • minimum-seller-allowed-price: This field helps Amazon identify potential pricing errors with your listings. To use this service, enter your minimum allowable price for this product. If you attempt to set your price for the product below your minimum allowable price, your offer will become inactive and you will be notified via email. You can always change your minimum allowable price by modifying the value in this field and uploading the updated file to Amazon.
  • maximum-seller-allowed-price: This field helps Amazon identify potential pricing errors with your listings. To use this service, enter your maximum allowable price for this product. If you attempt to set your price for the product above your maximum allowable price, your offer will become inactive and you will be notified via email. You can always change your maximum allowable price by modifying the value in this field and uploading the updated file to Amazon.
    Note: To remove the maximum or minimum price value for a product, enter the value "delete" in the corresponding field. Do not enter "0" or other numeric values. If you include this field but do not provide a value, no change will be made to your existing maximum or minimum price value.
  • fulfillment-channel: Use this field to specify the fulfillment channel (seller or Amazon) for your product.
    • Amazon-fulfilled products: Enter "amazon" to specify that orders for the product will be fulfilled by Amazon. Do not use the "quantity" field when you enter "amazon" as your fulfillment channel. If you provide a quantity for a product that is currently Amazon-fulfilled and leave the fulfillment-channel field empty, or enter the "default" value, your listing will be converted to a seller-fulfilled product.
    • Seller-fulfilled products: Leave this field empty or enter "default" to indicate that you will fulfill orders for the product. Also enter a value in the quantity field. If you specify "amazon" for a product that is currently seller-fulfilled, your listing will be converted to an Amazon-fulfilled product.
    Note: You do not need to use the fulfillment-channel and quantity fields if you are updating pricing information. When both fields are empty, the current fulfillment channel will be used.

Managing Out-of-Stock Products

The best and fastest way to indicate that a product is out of stock is to use a Price & Quantity File feed to set the quantity to zero. When you restock the product under the same SKU, use a product-specific inventory file or an Inventory Loader file feed to set the quantity to your on-hand quantity.

We do not recommend deleting SKUs that are temporarily out of stock. You should use a product-specific inventory file or an Inventory Loader file feed to explicitly delete the SKU only if you do not plan to restock the product in the future.

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