Not all retailer trading partners have access or are using advanced catalog services, which is different from the Catalog templates that your suppliers use to provide item data. If you're interested in using advanced catalog services, reach out to your CommerceHub Customer Success Manager or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may upload catalogs, its categories, and attributes to easily categorize items and establish requirements for your suppliers. This article describes how to upload a catalog to the Dsco platform. If you'd like to manually create a new catalog using the Dsco platform, see Creating a new catalog.
While you may create multiple catalogs, only one catalog may be active at a time.
Step 1: Click the navigation icon and select Workflows > Catalogs.
Step 2: Click the upload icon (Upload Catalog Attribution) near the top of the page.
Step 3: In the Upload Catalog pop-up, click the box and navigate to the location of the file or drag the file into the box.
Step 4: Click Upload.
To learn more about the catalog attribute file format, click Documentation. To see an example .csv, .tsv, .xls, or .xlsx file, click the applicable link.
Step 5: When uploaded, the categories and attributes are displayed. Save the catalog by clicking the rocket icon (Publish Catalog) at the top of the page. (Published) will be appended to the catalog name in the drop-down. The catalog will not be active until you activate the catalog.
Step 6: To activate the catalog, click the rocket icon (Activate Catalog) again at the top of the page. (Active) will be appended to the catalog name in the drop-down.
What is the use case where you would use the catalog upload instead of the inventory upload. The two files seem to be very similar and both include qty values for inventory on-hand, on-order.
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