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Stock Availability

You can define an inventory level that becomes the threshold to determine when an item needs to be reordered. The out of stock threshold can be set to any number greater than zero. Another way you can use the stock availability threshold is to manage products that are in high demand. If you want to capture new customers, rather than …

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Stock Options

The Stock Options settings determine if items are removed from stock when an order is placed, and returned to stock if an order is canceled. The Stock Options determine if out-of-stock products are included in the catalog, and control the display of the “In Stock,” “Out of Stock,” and “Only x left” messages. To configure stock options: 1. On the …

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To set up a product with full inventory control:

1. On the Admin menu, select Catalog > Manage Products. Then, open the product in edit mode. 2. In the panel on the left, under Catalog, select Inventory. Click to expand the Product Stock Options section. 3. If necessary, clear the checkbox below the Manage Stock field. Then, set Manage Stock to “Yes.” 4. To change the default setting of …

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Managing Stock

Each product in your catalog has both a short and long version of the Inventory options, depending on whether you need to manage inventory for the product. To take full advantage of Magento’s advanced inventory management capabilities, Manage Stock must be enabled. . To set up a simple catalog without stock management, complete the Inventory short form. For full inventory …

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Inventory Configuration

The Product Stock Items configuration determines the default product inventory settings. The configuration applies to individual products, rather than to the contents of the cart as a whole. To configure the default inventory settings: 1. On the Admin menu, select System > Configuration. Then in the panel on the left, under Catalog, select Inventory. 2. Click to expand the Product …

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Inventory

Managing stock creates opportunities for customer engagement by displaying stock availability messages in your store, and giving your customers the opportunity to receive product alerts. Even if your store doesn’t have a large inventory of products, your customers can benefit from the way you manage your inventory. Inventory settings can be made for the catalog as a whole, and fine …