Items

Everything you need to know about Items, Variants, and Product Recipes

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What are Items?

Items in Katana include all your products and materials with variants
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What is a product?

A product is an item that you sell to your customers
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What is a material?

Materials are items that you use in manufacturing your products
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Creating a product

There are 4 ways to create a new product
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Importing new products and variants

You can import new products to Katana either directly from your e-commerce platform or using our spreadsheet template
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Update data for existing products and variants via import

Update data for products and variants via spreadsheet
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Editing a product

How to edit a product
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Duplicating a product

How to duplicate a product in Katana
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Deleting products

Find out how to delete a product
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Creating a material

There are three ways to create a new material
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Importing new materials and variants

You can import new materials to Katana using our spreadsheet template
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Updated over a week ago

Update data for existing materials and variants via import

Update data for materials and variants via spreadsheet
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Editing a material

How to edit a material
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Duplicating a material

How to duplicate a material?
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Deleting materials

How to delete materials
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Video: Tracking costs of products and materials

Learn how are costs calculated for products and materials in Katana
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What is a category?

Categories are groups of similar items
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Creating categories

How to create categories
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Editing and deleting categories

How to edit and delete categories
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What is a Variant code / SKU?

Variant code is a unique identifier for your product or material variant
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Create, edit and delete Variant Codes / SKU

How to create, edit and delete Variant Codes / SKU
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Why is my item crossed out on the order, stock adjustment, or transfer?

Deleted items are displayed as crossed out
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Product recipes

What is a Product recipe / BOM (Bill-of-Materials)?

Product recipe is a list of ingredients and the quantities you use in order to create your product
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Creating a Product recipe

How to create a Product recipe
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Importing Product recipes

You can import Product recipes using our xls template
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Creating Product Recipes for product variants

You can create a specific Product Recipe for each variant of a product
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Video: Creating Product Recipes for multiple product variants

See how to create a Product Recipe for products with multiple variants
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Using subassemblies in Product recipes

Subassembly is an item produced in your or contractor's factory designed to be used in making a larger assembly or a final product
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Copying a Product recipe from another product

A quick way to create a recipe is to copy it from the other product
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Editing Product recipes

How to edit Product Recipes
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Applying changes made to Product recipes to open Manufacturing orders

Edit default Product recipes for products by manually changing ingredients or quantities, or update your Recipes in bulk using import
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Deleting Product recipes

How to delete Product recipes
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Exporting Product recipes / BOM

How to export Product recipes / BOM
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Updating Product recipes in bulk

How to update Product recipes in bulk
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