For eCommerce store owners, product data classification is an essential task in building their website and maintaining the digital products in their store. For those new to eCommerce, tackling product classification for the first time, the topic can seem filled with jargon and confusing terminology! Below we’ve provided a brief guide as to what product classification is and what each of the key terms means to help you get started.
What are Product Data Transformations?
Product data transformation changes data from one format, structure or value to another.
Automated product data transformations are an effective method of data cleansing for eCommerce, normalizing and preparing supplier product data ready for an eCommerce website or PIM.
The graphic below outlines the most common examples of data transformations we set up here at Vesta for the on-going cleansing of supplier data for our clients.
What is Product Data Transformation?
Data transformation is, simply, the change of data from one format, structure, or value to another.
Product information or product data, is the information you will see displayed on product detail pages on eCommerce websites, such as images, descriptions, price, weight, dimensions and SKU numbers.
So together, it is the process of changing product data or product details from one state to another. Data transformation is essential to the activities of product data integration and product data management.
Are you are implementing a PIM system, or do you have one already running? A critical consideration in PIM implementation is sourcing, cleaning, and preparing your product data before it enters the PIM.
It’s well accepted that on-site search and filtering is important. The product taxonomy help’s visitors narrow in on the specific products they’re looking for and find products they might be interested in. This is particularly critical with large product catalogs, for visitors to enjoy and appreciate the extensive range instead of bouncing in frustration.
Quality product content can make or break your eCommerce sales success. There are a number of ways to improve your product detail page performance without it taking 100’s of hours
A ‘Product Information Management system’ or commonly called a PIM is a centralized platform to easily manage, improve and publish products to major distribution channels such as your website or Amazon or for simplifying catalog creation. It automates and makes simple the tasks currently slowing many businesses down with time-consuming manual processes. A powerful tool like a PIM frees you from these limiting tasks, enabling you to focus on growing your business.
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Austin, Texas — July 25th, 2019 — Vesta today announced it has been named a BigCommerce Preferred Technology Partner, providing more than 60,000 BigCommerce customers access to a cost-effective solution to the overwhelming challenges of spending too much time getting – and manually reworking – product data ready for an online store.