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Because accounts are critical to your business efforts, maintaining complete, accurate data on your accounts is a primary task. Administrators can perform bulk loading of data on accounts, but administrators and end users can also create and modify accounts manually as needed. For accounts with multiple departments and divisions, end users can enter independent information on those subaccounts.
For more information about bulk loading account information, such as account demographic information, hierarchy, and general account attributes, see the Siebel Enterprise Integration Manager Administration Guide.
You can manage and administer different hierarchies for different customers. For example, for a large chain of drugstores, you can establish a four-level hierarchy with the corporate headquarters office at the top level, its regional offices in the second level, its distribution centers at the third level, and its retail stores at the fourth level. For a distributor you might establish a two-level hierarchy with the distributor at the top level and the retail outlets it serves at the second level. If a company uses a third-party distributor for its products, you can associate this indirect account as well.
For details on methods available for controlling authorized product distribution based on distribution codes or account market segment, see Product Distribution.
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