There are two ways to clone (make a copy of) a SKU
These are the most common reasons why Zentail users clone SKUs:
- When you are selling a similar product and don't want to start from scratch.
- When you want to change the value of a SKU.
How to Clone an Individual SKU
- Go to the Catalog and search for the SKU.
- Click the 3-vertical dot icon on the top left of the SKU preview.
- Click Clone.
- Enter the new SKU value.
- Click CREATE.
How to Clone a SKU in Bulk
Navigate to the Import/Export page in Zentail, and find the "Product Data" folder which will contain a pre-built a template for cloning SKUs.
You will need to import a file with the following fields to the "Clone" template:
Product identifier to be used. Must be unique and not exist in the catalog already.
The SKU value of the source product to be copied from. This SKU will need to already exist in Zentail.
Standard Identifier to be used, default will be inherited from the source product.
This is a true or false field to determine whether the clone should be marked as FBA. If left blank, the cloned SKU will use the same setting as the reference product.
This is a true or false field to determine whether the clone should use the same images as the reference product. If left blank, the cloned SKU will be not use any images.
*Important Note: The check box for "Create New SKUs in Zentail if they don't already exist" must be checked in order to clone!