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Amazon Repricing Service

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A

Active status - indicates that product has successfully passed the onboarding process and met all criteria required for the repricing. Once the product gets the Active status, Service starts managing its price.

AFN item - item which is delivered using Amazon's fulfillment network.

Alternative Repricing Rule - the repricing settings which can be used as a second choice if the goal of applied Repricing Rule is not achieved.

ASIN (Amazon Standard Identification Number) - a ten-digit alphanumeric product identification number.

Average Position - the averaged figure indicating your offers' position on Amazon.

B

Buy Box Eligible seller - a seller who meets the performance targets set by Amazon. Only the Buy Box Eligible seller's offer can get the Buy Box placement on Amazon product page.   

Buy Box Winner - offer which holds the Buy Box placement on Amazon product page. Buy Box is awarded based on the price and non-price criteria. May be rotated among multiple merchants during the day. 2 specific label in Repricing Service indicating that offer holds the Buy Box placement on Amazon product page owing to successful work of the Repricing Rule

C

Compete With Buy Box Winner - Repricing Strategy which allows beating the Buy Box Winner with the lowest price.

Compete With Lowest Price - Repricing Strategy which allows beating the lowest-priced offer.

Compete With Specified Merchant - Repricing Strategy which allows beating the particular merchant.

Competitor - the merchant from top 20 sellers for Amazon product you compete with.

D

Disabled status - indicates that item is excluded from the dynamic price updating.

G

Goal Achieved - specific label indicating that the Repricing Rule settings are successfully applied.

I

Inactive (ASIN/Condition duplicate) status - indicates that there are several offers in your Amazon Inventory with the same ASIN/ISBN and condition. To prevent updating of the wrong product, Repricing Service stops managing both. After the item duplicate is removed, the Active state and the repricing function will be resumed automatically.

Inactive (broken product) status - indicates that item onboarding has failed due to the technical problems on Amazon side. If Service does not receive some required product data (e.g. product condition) from the Channel, item can not be further processed. Once all needed data is successfully collected, repricing process will be started.

Inactive (non-existing SKU) status - indicates that Service does not receive data related to this particular SKU. It happens when the item is physically removed from Amazon inventory or due to some temporal technical issues on Amazon. Once the data is received by Service, the Active state and the repricing function will be resumed automatically.

Inactive (onboarding) status - indicates that collecting of product data is still in progress. After the process is successfully completed, repricing process will be started.

Inactive (out of stock) status - indicates that item stock is temporarily unavailable, that prevents the item from being repriced. After the item gets back in stock, the Active state and the repricing function will be resumed automatically.

Inactive (out of top 20 offers) status - indicates that position of the offer is out of top 20 offers for this Amazon product. Given that, Amazon price change notification includes only the top 20 sellers, Repricing Service can not receive and process your offer data. After the offer is placed in the first 20 positions, the repricing function will be resumed automatically.

L

Lowest Price - specific label indicating that the offer has become the lowest-priced for Amazon product.

M

Maximum price - the highest price excl. shipping cost on which the product can be sold.

MFN item - item which is delivered using merchant's fulfillment network.

Minor price - the lowest price excl. shipping cost on which the product can be sold.

N

No competitors - specific label indicating that you are the only seller of this product at the moment.

P

Product achievements - labels which indicate the results of product price updating via Repricing Rule.

Product status - status of the item after running through the repricing. 

R

Regular price - the standard price excl. shipping cost on which the product can be sold without dynamic repricing. It can play the role of the roll-back price in case the Repricing Strategy goal is not achieved.

Repricing Rule - the set of instructions for Repricing Service according to which it will manage the product prices. 

Repricing Strategy - the settings which determine in which way the price should be adjusted to achieve the goal.

S

Second (Third, Fourth, Fifth, etc.) Position  - specific label indicating that the offer is placed on the second (third, fourth, fifth, etc.) position among other sellers' Offers for Amazon product after the Rule settings are applied.

Seller performance metrics - the set of specific metrics used by Amazon to evaluate the seller performance in terms of customer satisfaction from the product/service he provides.   

Seller rating - an overall measure of customer satisfaction from the product or service provided by the seller.

Shipping cost - the price paid by the buyer for product delivery.

SKU (Stock Keeping Unit) - the unique identifier of the product the vendor or seller provides. It is not standardized.

T

TOP 3 - specific label indicating that the offer is placed within first 3 positions for Amazon product.

TOP 5 - specific label indicating that the offer is placed within first 5 positions for Amazon product.