Managing Stock

You can turn on stock for products as a way to ensure you don’t run out of inventory.

Step 1: Turn it on via Advanced Settings

  1. Login Click on the Cog (Top Right)
  2. Click on Advanced
  3. Under Product, you’ll see the option Stock– switch it on
  4. Click on Update to save the changes.

Step 2: Add your warehouse(s)

  1. Click on Cog (Top Right)
  2. Click on Warehouses
  3. Click on the Blue plus button
  4. You’ll see an option to enter Warehouse name, Code and select the Warehouse address

Step 3: Add stock

  1. Click on My Customers
  2. Click on Products
  3. There’s a couple of easy ways to update the stock quantity via the user interface:
    • Edit Product: If you select a product, you can scroll down to the Stock section and enter the quantity of stock. Click on update to save the changes.
    • Via the Stock tab: If you click on the Stock tab, you can enter the quantity of stock for each products in a list format. The changes are saved automatically.
    • Import/Export Products CSV uploader: you can import the stock in bulk using the import/export csv uploader.
    • API and Integrations: you can import stock via the API (JSON, FTP/XML, FTP/CSV) or via one o four existing integrations.

Store-specific stock settings

You can decide for each store, whether to turn on stock controls, accept back-orders, and decide which warehouse to assign to which store.

  1. Click on Stores
  2. Select a store
  3. Click on settings
  4. Under Stock, select the appropriate warehouse from the dropdown
    • If you’d like to display a stock quantity, but allow customers to order even if there’s no stock, you can tick the box next to Enable Backorders
  5. Click on Update to save the changes

Any questions? Feel free to contact us.
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