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.