Updating products in bulk

There are various methods to update products in bulk.

Product list

Some product fields can be updated in bulk from the product list, under Products > List products/services.

Filter your product list, select the items, and click the 'Batch update' menu to select the field to update.

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Action Description
Set product type

Allows you to update the product type of multiple products at once.

Learn more about product types.

Set vendor (supplier)

Allows you to assign a vendor (supplier) to multiple products at once.

Learn more about assigning vendors to products.

Set brand

Allows you to assign a brand to multiple products at once. This will override the products' previous brands.

Set re-order level, set re-order quantity

Allows you to assign a re-order level and quantity to multiple products at once. These fields are used to determine when inventory should be re-ordered.

Learn more about re-ordering inventory.

Set overflow location

Allows you to set an overflow location for multiple products at once.

Set manage stock

Allows you to change products from being stock tracked to being non-stock tracked, as well as the other way around.

Set product status

Allows you to set the product status of multiple products at once.

Learn more about product statuses.

Set grid entry

Allows you to choose whether variant products should be displayed in a grid when being added to orders.

Learn more about grid entry.

Move/copy to category

Allows you to set the category of multiple products at once. You can choose whether to move them from one category to another or simply assign them another category.

Learn more about categories.

Using the batch update functionality, you can also delete multiple products at once, or print labels for multiple products.

Read more about label printing here.

Video

The video below demonstrates how to use the 'Batch update' menu to update products in bulk.

Importing product updates

Products can also be updated in bulk using a data map under Settings > Data/import > Import products.

Learn more about updating products using an import.

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