Update to listing requirements for the Luggage product type


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What is changing?

On March 26, 2020, Amazon will update feed templates and feed processing for feeds that create or update listings for the Luggage category in the US marketplace. These changes will help us standardize and improve the quality of listings on Amazon.

Changes to flat file templates

  • Custom Inventory file templates for the Luggage category. Examples are Kids'Luggage.xlsm and Suitcases.xlsm. These custom feed templates can be generated on the Add Products via Upload page of Seller Central. For the custom inventory file templates for the Luggage category, the following fields will be changed from optional to required:
    • batteries_required
    • bullet_point1
    • country_of_origin
    • material_type
    • package_height
    • package_height_unit_of_measure
    • package_width
    • package_width_unit_of_measure
    • package_length
    • package_length_unit_of_measure
    • package_weight
    • package_weight_unit_of_measure
    • product_description
    • supplier_declared_dg_hz_regulation1
    • supplier_declared_material_regulation
    • model_name
    • item_type_name

Changes to XSDs

  • ClothingAccessories.xsd. We are adding the following elements to ClothingAccessories.xsd:
    • AreBatteriesRequired (currently exists in amzn-base.xsd)
    • BulletPoint (currently exists in Product.xsd)
    • CountryOfOrigin (currently exists in Product.xsd)
    • MaterialType (currently exists in Luggage.xsd)
    • PackageDimensions (currently exists in Product.xsd)
    • Height (currently exists in Product.xsd as a sub-element of PackageDimensions)
    • Width (currently exists in Product.xsd as a sub-element of PackageDimensions)
    • Length (currently exists in Product.xsd as a sub-element of PackageDimensions)
    • Weight (currently exists in Product.xsd as a sub-element of PackageDimensions)
    • Description (currently exists in Product.xsd)
    • SupplierDeclaredDGHZRegulation (currently exists in Product.xsd)
    • SupplierDeclaredMaterialRegulation (new element – does not exist in another XSD)
    • ModelName (currently exists in Luggage.xsd)
    • ItemTypeName (new element – does not exist in any other XSD)
  • There will be no changes to any other XSDs

Changes to feed processing

Starting March 26, 2020, in the US marketplace, feeds for creating or doing full updates for listings in the Luggage product type must contain all of the fields (for flat file feeds) or elements (for XML feeds) listed above. Feeds that fail to meet this requirement will not be processed. Partial updates will not be affected by this change.

Which marketplaces are affected?

This change applies only to the US marketplace.

Who is affected?

Developers with applications that create and update listings for the Luggage product type are affected by this change.

What action is required?

If you have an application that is affected by this change, be sure to provide the newly required fields.

For more information

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