Inventory items are categorized by inventory type, classification,attributes and vendor. Items should be created after the Classifications, Attributes and Vendors have been created.
Items can be classified in one of three ways, as Store Items, Package Items or Service Items.
Store items are physical items that are inventory,
Package items are items that have an Item ID associated with them but are made up of two or more Store Items. created the partner in the Master Item UI, enter the name of the Package. When the package is created, you attach the store/service items in the Create Package UI
Service items have no physical inventory associated with them. Service is non inventory such as repairs or alternations - no physical sale of a goods
Select the Item Type from the drop down menu (), package (I), or store (your regular items).
There are three levels of classification available: Department, Category and Sub-Category.
Department is typically considered the most general level of segmentation, in a clothing store categories can be Mens, Womens, Youth, Infant, Accessories etc. Category and Sub-categories are the next levels. Reports can be filtered by one or a combination of these classifications.
There are six types of system defined attributes available: Style, Color, Size, Size Brick, Season and Brand.
These attributes are typically vendor defined and are critical when Purchase Orders are processed and submitted to many vendors. Users can also define size bricks to easily add new items in an entire size range into a Purchase Order. Reports can be filtered by one or a combination of these attributes.
Items are typically set us as one unit, this is the standard measurement unit of inventory and inventory is reported at this level. Users can also create other measurement units for ordering and shipping purposes.