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Setting up Amazon Business

Use Amazon Business to sell your items to commercial customers. Before carrying out the settings in plentymarkets, you have to register  on Amazon for the program. In order for B2B items to be transferred to Amazon, you have to activate an Amazon account for Amazon Business. You have the possibility to create a standard sales price for Amazon Business and create up to 5 more sales prices if you want to offer quantity based discounts. Proceed as described below in order to transfer your items to Amazon business.

Information regarding Amazon Business

Currently, Amazon Business is available for the country platforms Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.de, Amazon.es, Amazon.fr, Amazon.it, Amazon.es FBA, Amazon.fr FBA, and Amazon.it FBA.

1. Activating Amazon Business

Open the Setup » Markets » Amazon » Settings menu to activate the Amazon account for Amazon Business.

Only use Amazon Business with Amazon VCS

To create B2B invoices, you need the VCS service from Amazon, where Amazon calculates the VAT for your Amazon orders. As such, activate the option VCS plentymarkets (VCS Lite) or VCS Amazon if you want to use Amazon Business.

Activating an Amazon account for Amazon Business:

  1. Go to Setup » Markets » Amazon » Settings » Open account » Tab: Settings.

  2. Activate the option B2B.

  3. Save () the settings.

2. Creating a sales price

After having activated the Amazon account for Amazon Business, you can create and link sales prices for B2B items. In addition to the standard price for items with the minimum quantity 1, you can create up to 5 more prices for quantity based discounts. It is possible to create prices for quantity based discounts as fixed prices or percentage.

If you do not create a separate sales price for Amazon Business, the standard sales price for Amazon is exported, provided that Amazon Business is activated for this price.

2.1. Creating a sales price

First, create a standard price for B2B items. To do so, select the option Minimum quantity, the Referrer and the Amazon account in the Setup » Item » Sales prices menu.

Creating a standard sales price for B2B items:

  1. Go to Setup » Item » Sales prices.

  2. Click on New.
    → The New tab opens.

  3. Enter 1 for Minimum quantity.

  4. Select the referrer Amazon Germany B2B.

  5. Select the Amazon account that is activated for Amazon B2B.

  6. Pay attention to the explanations given on the Sales prices and price calculation page of the manual and carry out further setting as desired.

  7. Save () the settings.

2.2. Creating sales prices for quantity discounts

Proceed as described below to offer quantity based discounts to Amazon Business customers.

Creating sales prices for quantity discounts:

  1. Go to Setup » Item » Sales prices.

  2. Click on New.
    → The New tab opens.

  3. Enter the item quantity that you would like the discount to begin with for the Minimum quantity option. The quantity has to be larger than 1.

  4. Select the referrer Amazon Germany B2B.

  5. Select the Amazon account that is activated for Amazon B2B.

  6. Pay attention to the explanations given in table 18 in the Managing items page of the manual and carry out further setting as desired.

  7. Save () the settings.

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