After you build or modify your inventory file, you are ready to upload the tab-delimited text (.txt) file. For more information, see Add your product information to an inventory file.
Follow these steps to upload the file:
Once file validation is complete, File type is auto-detected for most cases, except for inventory loader and non-Amazon files. If the File type is not auto-selected, use the drop-down menu to select your file type.
If you are using a product file to create new pages in the Amazon catalog, you will usually choose the first option for Inventory Files.
Every time you upload a text file, our system creates and posts a processing report with specific errors, if any, encountered during processing.
The File Upload Status displays the date, time, batch ID, status, and results of your most recent upload. If your inventory file upload has not completed processing, the Status/Results column shows the following information:
You can use the Refresh button to see the latest results. After your file is processed, the Status/Results column shows updated information, along with the Actions available.
If any products are not activated due to errors, click the View Processing Report option to download the associated processing report. Use this report to diagnose and correct errors in the file you uploaded. When you are ready to upload the edited file, click the Return to Upload page link, and re-upload your file. Go to Review Processing Reports to learn more.
From the Upload Products & Inventory page, access the upload status report for your file in the Review File Status and History section. The last 10 uploads are available.