All the products you sell online are produced by manufacturers and it is important to efficiently arrange Zen Cart manufacturer data. Shoppers, who come to your webshop and find the item they were looking for, definitely would like to see what company this very product was produced by.
Having Store Manager for Zen Cart at disposal, you will develop straightforward and simple way of Zen Cart merchandise administrating. It is easy to decide on manufacturers or distributors you want to collaborate with, add them to manufacturer list and assign them to target products afterwards.
Manufacturer associated information can be attained in Product Manufacturer section under Store tab of the main menu. Having switched to this section, you will find existing manufacturer listed. Operations, you can fulfill over product makers, are disposed on the toolbar.
You can create new manufacturer, alter existing one or remove records that are not used any more. There is also the possibility to filter manufacturers by column titles. Click on any of the headings and manufacturers will be rearranged either alphabetically or in ascending/descending sequence. If a column stands for numeric field (date, a manufacturer was added, ID) then the rows will be sorted in descending or ascending order. On condition that you want to filter product makers by name, rows will be rearranged in alphabetical order.
How to create Zen Cart product manufacturer?
Whenever you stand in need of creating new manufacturer, press “Add manufacturer” icon on the toolbar. There will appear the form, where you should specify details on Zen Cart merchandise producer. Input the name and load image if required.
How to assign manufacturer to a product?
When you create Zen Cart products you can indicate its maker in “English” tab of “Edit product properties” window selecting necessary one from the drop-down. You can change manufacturer in much the same way, selecting required one from the drop-down.
Product manufacturer editing and delisting can be performed by using corresponding functionality. To edit some of Zen Cart record, find it in the list and click on “Edit manufacturers” button. The same “Edit manufacturer properties” window will appear. You may specify different name or change manufacturer image. Date, current record was modified, will be automatically changed. Once you press OK button, implemented changes will be saved.If you need to add or update multitude of manufacturers, it would be more conveniently and faster to cope with these tasks performing Zen Cart import of products from the file.
Read the article providing step-by-step instructions on data upload to Zen Cart via Store Manager import wizard - http://www.zencart-manager.com/useful-articles/product-management/import-products-wizard