Under Step 1: Select the Types of Products You Want to Sell, you
will find the Product Classifier.
Browse for the classification of your product using the category lists and click
Note: You can also use the Search
tool for specific categories using the search field at the top of the
classifier. You can make multiple selections if you are selling products with different
Once you finish selecting the appropriate classification for your product, go to
Step 2: Select the Type of Template, and select a mode for your
template type. For more information on the template types, see Create your inventory file template.
Click Generate Template.
The generated template will download to your browser and you can save a copy to your local
Amazon uses values provided by sellers to determine where listings appear in the Amazon
catalog. If this information is missing or incorrect, customers will have a difficult time
finding, comparing, and purchasing your products.
Watch the following videos for more information on the process for classifying and uploading
your products using the Inventory File Templates:
Bulk Inventory Uploads for New Sellers
Bulk Inventory Uploads for Advanced Sellers
Once you have generated your template you can populate your inventory file template or XML
feed with the classifications that match your SKUs and with other offer data. Sellers using
XML feeds can use an XML upload.
Populate the classification fields in your inventory file
To add your selected classifications to your inventory file template files:
Open the inventory file, and select the Template tab.
For each row of the template (which represents one SKU) start by selecting a
Product Type in the first column of that row from the dropdown of
Then select the Item Type Keyword in the same row from the
dropdown of valid values.
Note: If you would like to list a product with a different Product Type
you may have to generate a new template that includes that Product Type to ensure that all
required attributes are present in the file.
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