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Import/Export cookbook: How to import product prices for Magento 2 Shared Catalogs

Shared Catalogs allow Magento 2 Commerce owners to create product categories for particular companies (Magento 2 B2B feature) with the individual prices, which are not available for general customers. In this article we will use Improved Import & Export extension to import and export prices for the Shared Catalogs.

Shared Catalogs feature the same exact products which are available in your product catalog, however the prices for such products may be adjusted for B2B company customer accounts. Now, how can you import these product prices inside your Magento 2? In this cookbook article I will explain that it is nothing new, and you already know how to do it, and have probably done it many times.

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Magento 2 import and export COOKBOOK index post. Use cases and instructions

This is an index blog post for Magento 2 import and export use cases. In this post you will find links with the description to the posts which describe how to use Improved Import & Export extension for Magento 2.

Each use case article comes with the step by step instructions and screenshots illustrating the extension setup process. Each article covers a particular use case/question, for example: how to map product attributes, how to update stock and price of the Magento 2 product.

  • Read and bookmark articles
  • Try out the instructions at our Magento 2 demo store
  • Check out Master Table which contains samples of every Magento 2 entity export and import file.

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FireBear MSI Add-On of Improved Import & Export for Magento 2 – extension Change Log

- E-Commerce, Magento 2, Our extensions
Improved Import & Export for Magento 2
MSI add-on Manual | Improved Import Manual | Demo | Sample Files

MSI Add-on is an add-on of Improved Import & Export extension, and only works with the Improved Import extension installed. You can download MSI Add-on from your Firebear Studio account for FREE when Improved Import & Export is purchased.

1.1.2 (released 9.12.2021)

Bugfixes

  • Fixed the skip errors validation strategy issue when importing entities from a console
  • Fixed issue with the stock sources qty import, when after each import the message ‘No data imported’ message appeared

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday with Firebear & Friends

- E-Commerce, Magento 2, Our extensions

If you want to save some money on extensions for your e-commerce business, it is the best time to purchase the tools you need since November is the season of the most substantial discounts. Here at Firebear, we also know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday and provide special offers on all our products. Furthermore, most of our partners and friends also offer similar conditions. So, how to purchase our tools with a discount, what other companies provide beneficial conditions, what instruments to choose? You will find the answers below.   Continue Reading

Import/Export cookbook: How to import products to Magento 2 with VAT price included and deduct the VAT automatically to display regular price

When you import products to your Magento 2 store, often the ‘Price’ column from the file already includes VAT. However, if you want to sell products for their real price, how do you import such products?

Do you edit the imported table manually before the import? Ask your supplier to send you prices without VAT?

However, you sometimes cannot get prices without VAT. Your supplier sends you the file from their warehouse, and cannot control how the prices are printed. Or the ERP system sends a json file, which is hard to edit.

You can do it, specify VAT and have it deducted automatically with the Improved Import & Export extension for Magento 2. Below, I will tell you how to do it, in a few steps.

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FireBear Improved Import & Export for Magento 2 – Extension Change Log

- Magento 2, Our extensions
improved import and export - Magento 2 extension

The following blog post will help you retrace the evolution of the Improved Import & Export Magento 2 module. The article gathers updates associated with the extension’s each new version from the very beginning. At the time of 1.0.0, it was a basic import solution with an existing import jobs architecture and import cron automation. With the next few versions, the module got such enhancements as product attribute import on the fly, transfers from FTP, SFTP, URL, and Dropbox, custom mapping, etc. Each new release made the Improved Import stronger and stronger. However, it was still an import-only tool until 1.5.0 was released. With this version, our extension became capable of both import and export processes. You can peruse the detailed evolution of the module and see its latest features below. 

Extension Manual | FAQ | Demo | Sample Files

3.7.1 (released 15.10.2021)

Bugfixes

  • Fixed issue when creating configurable product during import resulted in adding system attribute values from child products even if these attributes have not been specified.

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Import/Export cookbook: How to automate Magento 2 product catalog update from Google Sheets, FTP/SFTP, Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox

Working with suppliers requires you to regularly update your Magento 2 product catalog with new prices, stock updates, and sometimes other relevant attributes. Store managers can spend a lot of time manually going product by product, spending their time and going attribute by attribute.

With Improved Import & Export extension for Magento 2 you can automate product catalog update tasks with cron scheduler and recurring import jobs, that automatically fetch the file with supplier updates from the source, and upload it to your store.

In the article below, I will give you step by step instructions on how to do it.

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Import/Export cookbook: How to update Magento 2 product price and quantity using import and export. HINT: it’s fast and easy

Improved Import & Export Magento 2 extension documentation is huge! I know. It is aimed to cover every aspect of the extension.

However, you do not need to read it all, or understand each and every attribute of every entity. In this article, I will show you how to mass update Magento 2 product prices and quantity (stock) using import and export procedures.

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