What is the Difference between Shadow and Kit on Sellercloud?

Last Updated on April 25, 2020 by

In this article, we will discuss the major difference between shadow and kits of Sellerclooud.

On SellerCloud we can create both Shadow and Kit.  Both of them are assigned under parent product. They work similarly, that’s why sometimes we may have confusion about the difference between shadow and kit. Let’s make a clear concept about Shadow and Kit.

The main difference between shadow and kit is, a shadow is like a duplicate of the parent product with a different identity and a kit product is a group of the individual product or multiple products.

If you want to learn more about shadow and kit then read the below section.

Shadow Product

A shadow product is a type of virtual product. It’s a shadow of a real product – it’s inventory count is linked to an actual inventory SKU, but it can have its alternative product profile.

How does a Shadow Product work?

For example, an SKU may have one profile while the shadow SKU will have different Product ID, description, images, and title. This is an innovative and very useful method by which to list a product in alternative venues. Like Amazon and eBay only allow a single SKU to be listed once, under one category. Also, in Shopify, you can create the same SKU but SellerCloud will sync quantity for only one SKU. By creating a shadow SKU, or multiple shadows, the product can be listed in multiple categories, we can sync quantity to all similar items.

That means a shadow product is like a duplicate of the parent product with a different identity.

Kit Product

A kit is a product that consists of other products. A kit can consist of multiple units of a single product, or it can consist of a group of different products. In the Kit properties, you can select any two products and sell them as a bundled kit. The kit feature can bind components inventories together so there will be no risk of overselling the parent SKU or the child components.

How does a Kit/Bundle Product work?

For example, if most components of a kit have an available quantity of 15 each, but one component has an available quantity of 10, the Kit will only have an available quantity of 10. This is achieved by creating a relationship between the kit parent and the related component child SKU.

That means a kit product is a group of an individual product or multiple products.

We hope this article will help you to understand the main difference between shadow and Kit. If you need any assistance or have any questions, please let us know by commenting on the comment section below, we will try to resolve your query.

Leave a Comment

BLOG CATEGORIES

BOOK FOR FREE CONSULTATION

Sign Up For Our Newsletter

Keep yourself updated with latest trends to maximize revenues across all of your sales channels.

POPULAR TAGS

What Clients Say About Us?

Wow, their team has been great! I have been working with freelancers and remote marketing agencies for about a decade and they are among the best.

Isaac Curtiss

Office Furniture Outlet INC.

Helped overcome difficult tasks that would have taken us a lot of time. We do recommend their services!

Blake Tanner

Tanner International INC.

I’ve been working with Fred and his team for the past few months and have been very happy with their work.

Dan Hawkins

Mixles Limited

Great help/addition to our business. All tasks are fully completed in a timely manner.

Maurice Embry

Sam Tucker LLC

Used for years now and wil continue to use for many more years. I also have no doubt recommending friends and colleagues to use too.

Nathan Reeves

Xenons Online Limited

Our company has worked with Ecomclips for over a year now. I’ve found the team to be very flexible, easy to coach, and adaptable. You won’t regret working with them.

Abraham Kwan

PG Incorporation

The team at Ecomclips has served all my needs with excellence. They are very attentive to my requirements. Communication is fast and crystal clear. I definitely recommend them.

PR

Right Parts Group INC.

So far I have hired Freddy and his team has been excellent, they are guiding me as grow my business. I will continue to work with them.

Bev Matushewski

FiTTeck INC.

Excellent friendly prompt service

Ahmedani

Ahmedani Canada INC.

We’ve been working with Ecomclips for a couple of years now and we are more than happy and appreciative of the their service. Definitely recommend.

Michael Burnley

Zooshoo INC.

A+++ Perfect!!

Imran Hassam

Amedeo Apparels Limited

RECENT BLOG POSTS

Add Custom Specification on Description Template of Sellercloud

In this article we will discuss about how to add Custom Specification on Description Templ

Read More

What is the Difference between Shadow and Kit on Sellercloud?

In this article, we will discuss the major difference between shadow and kits of Sellerclo

Read More

Detail Overview of Order Import Mapping tool in Sellercloud

In this documentation, we will define how to set up a mapping tool for any order import on

Read More