Product SKU Best Practices?
Having moved into Dear from Vend, I've run into several issues that seem to have not been discussed. I'd like to run it by you all, see what your experiences have been, and maybe build a list of things to look out for with each integration? These big data systems don't really like to talk well :)
To clarify, I'm dealing with product code / SKU issues between the Dear and Vend integration.
- no leading zeros - not a big deal, the ones I have are legacy codes from previous POS systems that I'm happy enough to clear out
no non-alphanumeric characters - this seems strange to me as many of my product SKUs included dashes. The integration strips these characters when the product information goes from Dear to Vend though, which has created a bunch of duplicate products in Vend for me.
My next integration I want to set up is to WooCommerce; I only have the one, clean install of Woo with no products currently, so I'm hoping this will go much smoother. If anyone has some tips and trick to watch for, I'm all ears though!!