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Help needed for Shipping and MPN attributes

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We have two different questions:

1. How do we create MPN? Can we create it manually, a unique one for each product?

2. How to define attributes if the same product is delivered in different weights with different shipping charges?

We will appreciate your time and help. 

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Re: Help needed for Shipping and MPN attributes

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(1) mpn cannot be created by merchants.

creating or self-assigning mpn or any global-trade-data (mpn, gtin, brand)
is grounds for disapproval or suspension from the program, at any time.


global-trade-data (mpn, gtin, brand) must be identical across all merchants

selling the item and must be assigned by a brand-manufacturer to the exact

item being sold.


if required, proper, global-trade-data currently exists

then the proper global-trade-data must be submitted.


otherwise, if the proper, required, global-trade-data does not currently exist

simply do not submit any global-trade-data (mpn, gtin, brand) for the item --

and then submit an identifier_exists attribute with a value of FALSE


google never requires the creation of any global-trade-data --

mpn, gtin, brand -- if the valid data does not currently exist.

(2) if the same item is sold in different weights then
either submit only one of the item-offers or submit

each of the variants as a separate item-offer.


each variant item-offer submitted must have an identical item_group_id

value and at least one other variant attribute -- e.g. size (weight) --  for

all items in the variant group.


each (variant) item-offer would also have separate shipping details --

either by using account-settings and a shipping_label or a separate

shipping attribute in the feed.

a shipping_weight attribute with a valid value --
number, space, and supported unit -- per item

is also required if shipping is based on weight; e.g.

23.45 oz