Do you sell on Amazon, the world’s largest eCommerce company & possibly the world’s largest online conglomerate? If yes, then, you can effortlessly import all your products from Amazon to your Shopify store using the Amazon Connector app developed for Shopify.
Let’s walk through the guide to use the Amazon Connector app on the Shopify store.
Go to the Shopify App Store and install the app by entering your store URL & clicking the Add app button. Just after installing the app, you will be redirected to the Amazon Connector app on your Shopify store asking you to opt for a plan that suits your business needs.
Just after selecting a plan, you need to complete the authorization process after which you will get the details to request for an account on Amazon.
Once authorized, you will get the Seller ID and MWS Authorisation Token. Now, proceed to add an account.
- Enter a random Account name.
- Enter the Seller ID.
- Mention MWS Authorisation Token.
- Select the country from where your Amazon Marketplace is being operated.
- Enable the option if you have a primary account.
Note:- You will get the Seller ID & MWS Authorisation Token once you complete the authorization process successfully.
Once you request to create an account, the same will be listed in the Accounts section. You can later edit your account details as well.
From this section, you can choose a default collection to which you will be adding all your products imported from Amazon.
Pick one collection of your Shopify store as a default collection!
Select a collection & click the Add button.
Now, you can proceed to request reports from Amazon.
Report Request is the first process to connect your Amazon account with your Shopify store. Once you request the product inventory report, the requested inventories will be prepared on Amazon before you get them imported to the app.
How to Request Report?
To import the products from Amazon to your Shopify store, first, you need to request a report from the app to Amazon. After getting the request, the product report will be created on Amazon’s end.
You can choose if you want to request reports for all product inventories, for active inventories or for inactive inventories.
Once the reported in created on Amazon, the same will reflect on the app from where you can import inventories.
From the listing, you can check the status of all the reports requested by you.
From the report listing, you can check the Report Type i.e.
All Inventories, Active Inventories or Inactive Inventories.
It shows the status of the reports on the Amazon, whether submitted or not.
This column lists the quantity of the requested products that are imported to the app.
N/A: Currently, no products imported to the app.
Moreover, you will have all the records of the report submission date, a report requested date & end date.
This section lists all your products that are imported from Amazon to your store as well as created on the Shopify store.
But for that, you first need to Import Inventories to the app. Just select the inventory type and click the Import Inventory button to import products in a go.
Once done, you can view the list of all the products that are successfully imported & also the products that are in progress.
The product listing section includes:-
the product title,
ASIN i.e. Amazon Standard Identification Number that will be unique for a marketplace,
Product status on Amazon whether active or inactive.
Synced Date & Time: Imported products that are synced & created on your Shopify store.
In-process: Product not imported from Amazon.
N/A: Imported products that are still in the process of creation on your Shopify store.
Variants:- No. of product variants.
Quantity:- No. of products stocked.
How to Create Products on Shopify?
After getting the inventories imported to the app, you can visit the Products section and create the imported products on your Shopify store. Once done, map the existing products with the products of your Shopify store to sync the inventories.
Products available with N/A “Sync Date status”: Products that are imported into the app but not yet created on your Shopify store.
So, you need to create products on Shopify from the action menu.
Amazon Connector App>>Go to Products>>Select a product>>Click Create At Shopify (Action menu)
Clicking Create At Shopify, you will be asked either to choose the default collection set from the configuration or select a new collection of your Shopify store.
Select a collection to which you want to add the product, once created.
Map with Existing Product
You will have the option to map Amazon products to your Shopify store. Clicking on Map with Existing Product, you need to choose a product from your Shopify store with which you want to map the product imported from Amazon.
Select a product from your Shopify store & map it with the product imported from Amazon.
MAP PRODUCTS & VARIANTS
Select products, one from your Shopify store & one from Amazon & click the Map button to map the products with each other.
NOTE:- There can be multiple variants with the same ASIN on Amazon with the different seller SKUs, so please make sure to choose a single variant of the product to successfully create it on your Shopify store.
This way, you can create & map products on your Shopify store.
Moreover, you can import orders from Amazon to your Shopify store simply by choosing a specific date range.
Visit Apps>>Orders>>Import Orders>>Select a date range>>Click Import Orders button.
This way, Amazon orders get imported to your Shopify store and accordingly inventories will be managed as per the configuration done in the app.
Create Order at Shopify
You can enable this option if you want to create orders at Shopify while importing orders from Amazon.
Update Order at Shopify
You can enable this option if you want to update orders at Shopify while importing orders from Amazon.
Enable this option if you want to sync an order only if all the products of that order are synced.
SELECT STANDARD PRODUCT ID
Also, You need to select a standard product ID for the barcode as UPC, EAN or ISBN. Thus, the variant’s Barcode will be treated as the value of the Standard Product ID.
Create Shopify Products on Amazon
In order to create Shopify products on Amazon, you need to create product feed first. You can create a feed and add products to it (products that you want to create on Amazon) from the Product Feed section of the app.
After adding products, the feed will get listed in the “Pending” state. Further, the status will get updated and you can directly publish the product feed.
This way, your Shopify products will be created on Amazon.
So, that was all about the Amazon Connector Blog.
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