Manage Inventory provides you with tools for searching, viewing, and updating your product and inventory listing information.
For an overview of inventory management on Amazon, see Get Started.
To view your inventory, go to the Inventory tab and select Manage Inventory.
To better help you distinguish your inventory at a glance, we display extra information in the Product Name field for some categories. These details are visible only in your seller account and generally will not be visible to customers.
The following categories have enhanced titles in the Product Name field:
To customize your page view, click the Preferences button at the top of the Manage Inventory page. You can personalize your page view in the following ways:
To sort your inventory, click any underlined (linked) column header.
To filter your inventory, use the options in the left-hand pane under My Inventory:
To create a new listing, use the Add a Product tool. With the Add a Product tool, you can create a listing by matching to a product detail page that already exists in the Amazon catalog, or you can create a new detail page for a product that doesn't yet exist in the catalog and then create a listing for that product. See Add a Product Help for more information.
After you create a listing, use Manage Inventory to make changes to listing or product data.
The Copy to a new product feature allows you to create a new product detail page using information from an existing listing.
For example, you may have three versions of a batting trainer set for young children. Each version has a different theme and UPC, but otherwise shares manufacturer, primary product description, and target audience (in the shaded fields below). You can create a product page for one version of the play set, and then use the Copy to a new product feature to quickly create new pages for the other two.
|Item 1||Item 2||Item 3|
|Title||Winery X Merlot||Winery X Syrah||Winery X Pinot Noir|
|Manufacturer||Winery X||Winery X||Winery X|
|Brand||Winery X||Winery X||Winery X|
|General Description||Merlot Wine||Syrah Wine||Pinot Noir Wine|
|Item 1||Item 2||Item 3|
|Title||Triple Hit Baseball||Better Batter Baseball||ESPN I Can Play Baseball|
|General Description||Baseball batting trainer||Baseball batting trainer||Baseball batting trainer|
|Item Description||Hit from tee or pop-up pitch, blue plastic.||Mechanical arm, height adjustable, sound-effects, red and black plastic.||Two learning modes, includes stationary and bounce-back tee.|
To copy a listing, follow these steps:
The template will be populated with the product attributes from the original listing except for its SKU, UPC, and EAN.
In most cases, changes you make to product information appear on Amazon within 5 minutes. However, some updates can take up to 6 hours. Product descriptions longer than 500 characters are generally updated after 8 a.m. P.T. the following day. Images may take up to 24 hours to appear on a product detail page.
To edit details for an existing listing, follow these steps:
To edit a listing's condition type, follow these steps:
To edit price and quantity information, follow these steps:
The Manage Pricing view allows you to update prices on any active listings, either one by one or in batches. It includes columns most commonly used for making price updates, but you can change the columns you want to see by clicking Preferences.
To update an item price:
If you have listings that are deactivated because of potential pricing errors, then you can confirm and update your prices by clicking Price Alerts and entering maximum and minimum bands for each deactivated listing.
You can add minimum and maximum price columns to your Manage Pricing or Manage
Inventory view. To set the limits follow the steps below:
There are two columns in Manage Inventory applies to pricing:
The item price.Shippingis the lowest shipping charge available for the item, based on your shipping settings.
The sale price is intended to be a temporary price for an item, effective for the date range that you specify. The item price that you give to an item is the price at which your item normally sells. If you are not running a sale for your item, we recommend that you enter the price you want to offer now in the Item Price field in Seller Central or in your upload file.
To change or remove the sale price for an item:
This is the item's current lowest total price, including shipping. For more information, see Match Low Price.
For more information about pricing your products, see Pricing Your Item. See also "Set your preferences" earlier in this document.
Your shipping settings impact your display and Match Low Price in the following ways:
You can provide one main image and up to eight supplemental images for each listing. To learn about using product images in your listings, see Prepare Product Images.
To upload product images, follow these steps:
A pop-up window appears.
A file upload window will open.
The image file name will appear in the lower left corner of the image slot.
If your wines have professional ratings from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, Wine Enthusiast, or Wine Spectator, you can easily add these scores.
To add professional ratings:
You may close a listing at any time, up until the time it is purchased. This action does not remove the record from your inventory. The SKU and all listing information for the item are retained. Additionally, a listing can be relisted (or reactivated) at any time. There is no fee associated with closing a listing.
To close listings, follow these steps:
This will automatically close your listing, without confirmation.
Your listing should appear as closed within 24 hours.
To relist a closed listing, follow these steps:
When you delete a listing, the SKU and all sales history and product information are permanently removed from your seller account. Therefore, you should delete a SKU and its listing information only if you are never going to sell that item in the future.
To delete listings, follow these steps:
A pop-up window will ask you to confirm whether you want to delete the listing.
A blocked listing has one of the following indicators in the far left column: