This process only needs to happen once per point of sale (POS)/inventory data provider, not every time you onboard a merchant.
How to onboard as a point of sale (POS)/inventory data provider
Here are the accounts you need to set up:
- Merchant Center (MC): Upload store sales and inventory data
To onboard as a POS/inventory data provider, follow these steps:
- Create a Merchant Center account.
- Create inventory, sales, and store feeds in Merchant Center:
Note: In order to implement the local feeds sponsorship program, you're required to upload either an inventory feed or a sales feed. You can also upload both feeds and use them in combination.
Note: You may also create these feeds using the Content API for Shopping.