What is Grouping?

Annie Pastinal

What Is Grouping?

Grouping helps to improve findability of your products easily (eg. customers can find different colors in one same product). Grouping does not work like variation(size) selections. Each of your SKUs created will be created as separate listing. 

 

Note: All manual grouping request stopped on the 8th of December 2017. We will no longer proceed with manual grouping request due to auto grouping launch. (Except for certain Sub-Categories)

 

Types of Grouping available

Auto Grouping

Auto grouping feature is launch to replace the manual grouping for all sellers. Auto grouping will auto group your SKUs upon creation. Auto grouping works when there's SKU Attributes (Page 4) for your SKU. Such as color family, baby sizes, storage capacity and more.

For more information on auto-grouping, check out the following:
Video | FAQ Article | Online Courses

There are few types of auto grouping works in seller center.

Color Family Grouping

Color grouping displays based on the color of the products.

Capacity Grouping

Storage capacity grouping displays based on the storage capacity of the products. It was usually applicable for electronic products.

 

Size Baby Clothing Grouping (only for baby clothing/shoes)

Size Baby Clothing grouping displayed base on the sizes of the products. This is only applicable for baby clothing/shoes.

 

Manual Grouping

There's few sub-category that does not have any SKU attributes for proceed with Auto-Grouping (SKU description column will be empty as per the screen shot below). Therefore this few sub-categories will hence need to proceed for Manual Grouping Request. 

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Health & Beauty

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To fill the grouping template for manual grouping (certain sub-categories Health and Beauty, Pet Supplies and Motors), kindly follow the steps below.

Step 1: This is the grouping template. There are 3 columns A, B, and C.

Step 2: Column A (sku):

Please provide the shop sku and avoid provide seller sku. Refer the example of “shop sku” below. You can get the Shop sku from website and seller portal.

On Website

On Seller Portal

Step 3: Column B (config_group):

Use one of your product name as your product group name.

Step 4: Column C (group_attribute_name):

Group attribute name is the group type that you want group your sku. For example, color family group, custom group or storage capacity group. For more info please refer the example of grouping above.

Note: The template below ONLY APPLICABLE for the CATEGORY does not have SKU DESCRIPTION (Page 4).

Download the grouping template here and send the template to Partner Support Center for manual grouping to be done.

Helpful Tips

Please be informed that You are allowed to submit more than one request per submission. Please avoid provide seller sku as we only can group base on SHOP SKU/LAZADA SKU.

Example as below:

If you have more than 1 grouping, you may submit your request as example below.

First red box show as the first grouping with the product group name as Disney Baby Girl Minnie Premium Romper 3pcs Set Long Sleeves.

Second blue box show as the second grouping with the product group name as Disney Baby Girl Mickey Premium Romper 3pcs Set Long Sleeves.

 

Note: You can continue submit the grouping in the same file as much as you want! Please avoid submit few grouping in separate file.

 

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