Learn how to integrate the VTEX Catalog with external marketplaces or connectors that work as hubs. Before you start, check out what’s included in the Catalog flow:
How to offer VTEX Products in other channels
|Products and SKUs in the VTEX main account||Products and SKUs in third party sellers or franchise accounts|
|Inventory level and prices defined only in the main account||Inventory level and prices defined in third party sellers or franchise accounts|
|Products and SKUs that belong both to the sales channel and affiliate previously set up in the marketplace integration||Products and SKUs that are not configured in the sales channel and affiliate previously set up in the marketplace integration|
|Products and SKUs added directly to the marketplace integration|
|Products with specifications and attributes|
Seller: Owns the product, responsible for the fulfillment, or SKU delivery.
Marketplace/affiliate: Owns the storefront, responsible for selling the SKU
SKU: item to be exchanged and sold between seller and marketplace
Sales channel/Trade policy: product assortment, prices, and logistics configurations attached to a sales channel. Know more about how to configure a marketplace trade policy.
Connector: party responsible for the integration, being either the marketplace itself, or an integration hub.
The Catalog Integration for external marketplaces includes the following steps: