Amazon and the Commerce Catalog

Your Adobe Commerce or Magento Open Source backend includes a catalog with all products and associated settings and information (images, options, prices, and more) and order and shipping configurations. Your Amazon Seller Central account also has a catalog and order configurations, tracking strictly your sales through the Amazon Marketplace.

To better manage and review your product catalog and sales through one location, Amazon sales channel imports your Amazon listings into your Commerce backend, continually syncs with products and sales, and reports issues and trends. It supports integrations with multiple Amazon Seller Central accounts, tracking all data through the single interface for multiple storefronts.

Product attributes

Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source manage catalog syncs with the use of product attributes to define product settings and data. Amazon also uses attributes, to be mapped through onboarding. During pre-setup tasks for Amazon sales channel, you define additional Amazon attributes (if needed) to ensure correct product mappings when importing your Amazon listings into your Commerce catalog. These attributes include UPC, EAN, ISBN, and ASIN (Amazon Standard Identification Number). Through onboarding, products sync between Amazon and Commerce catalogs using your attributes. Proper mapping of your Commerce and Amazon products ensures a continual synchronization of product information, orders, and inventory.

If you do not have these attributes created or configured for your catalog, you should add a Commerce product attribute and values to your products before onboarding. When an Amazon attribute is imported, it can be used for search, navigation, price rules, and much more. See What Do ASIN, UPC, EAN, ISBN, SKU and Other Barcodes Mean?

After onboarding, you can manage and update your product attributes and Amazon mappings at any time.

Product listings

An Amazon listing is a product page for every product you sell through the Amazon Marketplace, displaying product descriptions, prices, images, and more mapped through attributes. During onboarding, you can configure your Commerce products can be automatically published to Amazon listings. You can also import your existing Amazon listings by mapping them to your Commerce products.

When you have created a listing Commerce products, they are submitted to Amazon for approval. Most successful listings are approved within a few hours. If your listing is approved, it appears in the Amazon Marketplace for immediate orders by customers. The Amazon Sales Channel extension provides a set of tabs to review Amazon listings. Depending on the issue or required data, you should review your Amazon Seller Central account for specific details on these listings.

  • Active: Lists approved product listings available through the marketplace.

  • Ready to List: Lists products meeting listing rules requirements and ready to publish to Amazon.

  • Inactive: Lists products that are not available on the marketplace due to being blocked for a specific reason (such as branding issue), closed and requiring relisting, and so on.

  • Ineligible: Due to the listing rules, lists product that cannot be actively listed on the marketplace (such as 0 quantity or sell dates).

  • Incomplete: Lists products missing required information. Update the product data for another review.

  • Ended: Lists product listings eligible for listing but manually removed from Amazon. You can relist these products.

Syncing data

Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source communicate product and order data between your Amazon Seller Central account and the Commerce backend. The continual updates provide a single source through Commerce to manage and maintain your inventories, fulfilling orders, tracking sales, and reducing overhead and duplication of work. Reporting captures the latest data for tracking trends and resolving communication issues caught between the two systems.

All syncing is managed by a cron job, set to update every five minutes in your Pre-Setup Tasks.