Merchandise Hierarchy Node Import

NetSuite merchandise hierarchy nodes provide a way to group items in your merchandise hierarchy. You can use the Merchandise Hierarchy Nodes import to import new nodes to an existing merchandise hierarchy version. Before you can import hierarchy nodes, you must first create a hierarchy version and the required hierarchy levels. For more information regarding creating a merchandise hierarchy, see Creating a Merchandise Hierarchy.

To import merchandise hierarchy nodes, set the Import Type to Classification. In the Record Type list, select Merchandise Hierarchy Node.

The Import Assistant page with Merchandise Hierarchy Node selected in the Record Type field.

For details about fields that can be mapped in the merchandise hierarchy node record, see the Records Browser’s merchandise hierarchy node reference page. You can use the field definitions here as a basis for creating your own CSV import template file. For information about working with the Records Browser, see Working with the SuiteScript Records Browser.

Review the following guidelines for Merchandise Hierarchy Node imports:

Supported Merchandise Hierarchy Node Sublist Data Imports

The Merchandise Hierarchy Node import supports the import of the following sublist data:

Sublist

Notes

Hierarchy Versions

The Included in Version box on the Hierarchy Versions subtab indicates if the hierarchy node is assigned to a hierarchy version. You can assign a node to multiple versions.

Using Import Assistant for Merchandise Hierarchy Node Mass Update

The following are typical use cases for importing merchandise hierarchy nodes:

Merchandise Hierarchy Node Import Example

The following example shows how you might structure a file for importing merchandise hierarchy node data.

Name

Description

ExternalID

VersionID

LevelID

parentnodeID

IsIncluded

NORSO

Company name

100

1

1

T

Women’s Wear

Women’s apparel department

101

1

2

100

T

Tops

Women’s upper body apparel

102

1

3

101

T

Bottoms

Women’s lower body apparel

103

1

3

101

T

Shoes

Women’s footwear

104

1

3

101

T

Jackets

Women’s jackets

105

1

4

102

T

Shirts

Women’s shirts

106

1

4

102

T

Pants

Women’s pants

107

1

4

103

T

Skirts

Women’s skirts

108

1

4

103

T

Boots

Women’s boots

109

1

4

104

T

Sandals

Women’s sandals

110

1

4

104

T

Note:

To establish the parent node of a node, enter the External ID for the parent node in the parentnodeID column. In the above example, the parent node for Women’s Wear is Norso. The External ID for NORSO is 100, so this is the value entered in the parentnodeID column for Women’s Wear.

Related Topics

Classification Import Type
Class Import
Custom Segment Value Import
Department Import
Location Import

General Notices