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Downloading goods from an online store (for analyzing prices from price lists, adding content)

If you already have a catalog of categories and products in your online store, it must be transferred to the program in the Base Catalog (BC) to create data integration between the site and the program database.
This is necessary for the correct and error-free updating of the site from the E-Trade Jumper program.
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Base catalog (abbr. BC) is a list of categories, products, manufacturers, prices and other fields in which your reference catalog is stored.
BC can be created based on the import of data from the online store, 1C, MySklad and other accounting systems.
It is from the BC that data is uploaded to the site, 1C, MySklad and other accounting systems, including universal XML and csv formats for trading platforms such as YandexMarket, hotline.ua, google, GoodsMailRu and others.
From the base catalog, you can get a summary table of data on availability and prices from various counterparties in Excel (.xlsx) format. You can create a price list for the client, which will include his personal discounts.

Brief text scheme of work in E-Trade Jumper.

First you need to transfer your product catalog and category hierarchy from your online store to the E-Trade Jumper program
to create synchronization between the site and the program. Using the program, add and configure price lists to load data from price lists into the program.

Next, the loaded list of products from the price lists is compared with the loaded list from your online store, the same goods,
which are already in your store and in the downloaded price lists are compared and matched as the same.

New products that are not in the store will be added when updating the base catalog, where all your products from the online store are stored.
When updating the base catalog for matched products, only prices are updated with the search for the minimum price from all counterparties,
that provide a particular product.

Further, this data from the program is transferred back to the site, and thus the data on the site is updated based on your prices and products from the price lists.

Below is a step-by-step procedure for performing tasks for correct work in conjunction with your online store.

1. Loading data

Downloading a catalog of categories and products from the online store, where your coupon catalog of products and categories is currently stored.
This item is necessary to synchronize data about products and categories between your reference catalog and the program database.
Next, downloadable products from the price lists will be compared and matched against this catalog.

Often, this procedure is performed once, all further actions to add, remove, change products, categories, prices, etc. are performed in the program itself.

To start downloading data from your online store, go to the tab "Operations" - " Downloading data "
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Next, select the E-Trade HTTP Tunnel format and find your online store engine (CMS).

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First you need to install and configure the E-Trade HTTP Tunnel module on your site.
Instructions for installation and configuration .

If your engine is not in the list, you should choose the Yandex Yandex Market (YML) format

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Be sure to check the Save numeric IDs box.
Read more in "Loading Data" - " Loading via YML "

2. Adding a counterparty and a price list.

The second stage is adding a supplier and attaching a price list to it for further customization.
To add a price list, you need to create a counterparty and attach a price list to it.
To do this, go to the "References" tab, select "Price list processing" - "Price list list".

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Or click on the "Price Lists" icon on the desktop.

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To add a counterparty, click on the button Loading goods from an online store (for analyzing prices from price lists, adding content) - E-Trade Jumper from ElbuzGroup dropshipping suppliers aliexpress amazon shopify best beginners apps products ebay wix distributors how to start business vendors stores alibaba compares your prices orders for suppliers create catalog in the upper left corner and select "Add counterparty"

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In the window that opens, enter the name of your counterparty and click the "OK" button.

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Then you need to add the price list of the counterparty.

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Available ways to add:
Locally from your computer, download from the Internet using the link, set up downloading a price list from e-mail, download a file via the ftp protocol, select a price list from those connected to the program via API.
You can learn more about each item in the "Price lists" - "Download settings" - "Adding a price list" section.

Next, you need to start determining the addresses of the columns based on the data from the price list.

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The price list preview will be available on the right side.
Mandatory fields to fill in:
"product name" and "price", the rest can be filled in as needed and the presence of these columns in the price list itself.

3. Definition of product categories.

If there are product categories in the price list, then the column from the price list that contains the "product category name"
it is necessary to register in the corresponding field the settings of the address of the columns.
You may need additional settings to determine the category of products from the price list.
It all depends on the structure of a particular price list.
Additional settings for determining the category of products can be done in the section "Advanced" - "Defining categories"

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You can learn more about defining categories in "Price lists" - "Download settings" - "Advanced" - "Defining categories".


4. Loading data from the price list

After the column addresses are configured, you must click the "Load data" button to load data from the price list
to the program.

You can also go to the "Downloaded Products" tab and click the "Download Data" button.

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Thus, the products from the price list will fall into this window based on the settings made earlier. If all the settings are correct, then after loading the data you will see the data from the price list in this window.
In the same window, you can check the correctness of the definition of categories and other data.

5. Setting up rules for loading products from the price list.

The next step is the "Loading Rules" they are created so that the products from the price list are distributed by category
from your accounting system (reference catalog), which you transferred to the program in the Base Catalog (BC) based on the data from the price list.

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If the category definition settings are correct, you will find the list of categories from the price list by clicking the "Comparisons by category" button in the upper right corner of the "Loading rules" tab after selecting the categories for which rules will be created for transferring products from the price list to the program. For this button to appear, you need to be on the "List of categories" or any other category.

Next, in this window, you need to select a category from the price list from which you want to download products and become a category from the base catalog,
where you want the products to be distributed from the price list and click the match button.

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This creates a "load rule".
To apply the created download rules after matching categories, you need to close this window and you need to load data by clicking on the "load data" button from the "Imported products" tab.

As a result, you will see a list of products from the price list, which will have a category from the Base Catalog (BC).


This operation must be done for all categories from the price list, the products from which you want to load into the program.

6. Comparison of the same products

After all the products from the price list are divided into categories of the base catalog, you need to start comparing products,
which are not automatically matched. You can match products by clicking the "Match Products" button from the "Downloaded Products" tab.

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In this window, at the top there will be a list of downloaded products from the price list, if you become the cursor on one of the product names,
at the bottom of the screen, the program will display a list of the most similar products from the base catalog for possible comparison.

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In this example, the product was not matched automatically due to the fact that it has a different name - the word "Player".
Such products can be made to match automatically by fine-tuning the program.
You need to compare products from the price list once, the next time you download the updated price list, all the settings made earlier for it will be saved.

7. Base Catalog Update (BC)

After all products have been matched and only new items are left, you need to update the information in the base catalog based on the downloaded price lists.
When updating the Base Catalog, the current availability and the minimum price are searched for from all loaded price lists.
New products are also added that were not compared from price lists with products from the Base Catalog.

You can update the base catalog either on the basis of one price list or on the basis of all previously downloaded price lists.
To update the Base Catalog, in the "Downloaded goods" tab, on the left in the menu, go to "list of counterparties from the price list" to open the entire list
loaded products from all contractors for all price lists. Next, you need to click on the "Update Catalog" button.

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In the window that opens, in the "Update settings" tab, you can uncheck the "Add new products" checkbox if there is no need to add new unmatched products
from the price list, which are not currently in the base catalog. Then click the "Update catalog" button.

After the process of updating the base catalog is completed, the result of this operation can be observed in the "References" - "Basic catalog of goods" - "Products" section.
In the basic catalog of products you will see the minimum price for a particular product, the current availability and the name of the counterparty from which the minimum price is taken.

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8. Export data.

After you make sure that all the information in the "Base Catalog" is up to date, you can start uploading data to the site, to 1C, to Excel and to any other available format.
To do this, select "Operations" - "Upload data" in the top menu.

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In the window that opens, you can use ready-made templates for uploading or add a new one using the "+" button (add upload template).
Price lists in "XLS/CSV" format can be edited by clicking on the "pencil" icon on the left.
In the window that opens, you can add fields for uploading that you want to see in the final export Excel file.

To place an assortment on trading floors, you must use the YandexMarket (YML) format
For integration with 1C, a file in the CommerceML format is used, which is considered the native 1C format.
Data is uploaded to the site through the E-Trade HTTP Tunnel template.
To place the assortment on Google Shopping, a special format is used in its structure.


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