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GTINs required on Google Shopping!

Posted on March 9, 2016 by Jacques van der Wilt

Google requires GTIN & Brand for each product in your product feed and will start enforcing that as of May 16th, 2016. That means that products without a GTIN will be disapproved. If you got away so far, by adding Brand and (a fake?) MPN, it is time to go after your GTINs. Here are […]

Posted in: Data Feeds,Google Shopping

Amazon Marketplace available in DataFeedWatch

Posted on September 21, 2015 by Mateusz Miodek

We are happy to announce that DataFeedWatch is now supporting Amazon Marketplace.  We have launched it as a separate add-on, priced handsomely at $99/month. The add-on allows users to map any number of various Amazon Marketplace templates and automatically upload these templates to Amazon on a daily basis. Should any uploaded feed contain errors, a […]

Posted in: DataFeedWatch News,Marketplace

New Categorization in Google Shopping

Posted on September 14, 2015 by Mateusz Miodek

We have implemented the new Google Categories in DataFeedWatch. This post tells you 1. What those changes are, 2. What the consequences are for you. What was changed in Google’s Taxonomy? A while ago we wrote about changes in Google Shopping feed specification, that were introduced in June 2015 and needed to be implemented by September […]

Posted in: Data Feeds,DataFeedWatch News,Google Shopping

Google inventory update feed in DataFeedWatch

Posted on September 7, 2015 by Mateusz Miodek

Some time ago Google introduced a new feed type – Google inventory update feed, and now you can select it from the channels list in DataFeedWatch. The new feed type is a simplified version of the standard Google Shopping feed which contains only 5 fields: id price availability sale price sale price effective date The […]

Posted in: Data Feeds,Google Shopping

Amazon shuts down Product Ads

Posted on August 27, 2015 by Mateusz Miodek

As of October 31 Amazon will no longer offer Amazon Product Ads. Amazon Product Ads has been a popular sales channel among retailers. They could display a product ad with a link to the merchant’s website on the Amazon Marketplace, as opposed to actually having to sell products on Amazon Marketplace. Amazon Product Ads has […]

Posted in: Comparison Shopping Engines

Changes in Google Shopping feed specification

Posted on June 29, 2015 by Mateusz Miodek

As of June 1, 2015 Google has introduced new Google Shopping feed specification. However, the new requirements were not enforced instantly. Google will give merchants some time for adjustment. Most of the required changes need to be implemented by September 15, 2015. The idea behind the update is to create a richer experience for customer […]

Posted in: Google Shopping

OpenCart: 10 Amazing Resources to Optimize your Data Feed for Comparison Shopping Engines

Posted on June 26, 2015 by Jacques van der Wilt

OpenCart merchants can benefit from full integration with DataFeedWatch. Our software enables them to optimize their data feeds for Google Shopping and many Comparison Shopping Engines in the US, Canada, Europe, Russia, India and Australia. Connect your OpenCart shop to DataFeedWatch The first thing you need to do is connect your OpenCart shop to our […]

Posted in: Comparison Shopping Engines,Data Feeds,DataFeedWatch News,Google Shopping,Shopping Carts

Finding GTINs for your products

Posted on June 25, 2015 by Mateusz Miodek

What is GTIN Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) is a unique and internationally recognized identifier for a product. There are different GTIN formats depending on a region and product type. Here are the different GTINs you might encounter: UPC (in North America / GTIN-12): 12-digit number (8-digit UPC-E codes should be converted to 12-digit UPC-A […]

Posted in: Google Shopping

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