Product Information Manager (PIM) As A Service
The Icecat Product Information Manager (PIM) is provided as a service to brands and is designed for large-scale management of rich product catalogs. The Icecat PIM can handle millions of multimedia product data-sheets. It not only supports editors for updating and mainting product content, but is also a distribution hub in a catalog publishing value chain. Synonyms of PIM: PDM (Product Data Management) and PCM (Product Content Management). The Icecat PIM includes full support for DAM (Digital Asset Management) and MAM (Media Asset Management).
Connecting vendor sourcesThe Icecat PIM can be connected to Icecat as a source, but also to other original vendor sources. It can include basic logistic information from distributors and other suppliers in the channel. It can enrich this data on the basis of original manufacturer sources. Standardization can be enforced by mapping categories, features and brand names.
Supporting multilingual editor processesThe web-based Icecat PIM is designed to support large editor teams, simultaneously working on the multimedia product database. Typical editor work involves the maintenance of mappings, entering and standardizing product data-sheets, and managing data definitions.
Open Catalog InterfaceIcecat PIM's Open Catalog Interface has become an industry XML standard for distribution product data-sheets to channel partners, including etailers, comparison websites, distributors traditional retailers, etc.
- Included in Open Icecat services
- Free syndication of data to channel partners
- Efficient Digital Asset Management
- Proven concept
- Multilingual Can support any character set and language. Icecat itself supports more than 30 common languages.
- Large-scale Used to manage large-scale product catalogs with millions of data-sheets
- Multimedia Can include any media type, incl. data, marketing texts, PDFs, photo galleries, video, etc.
- Icecat integrated Provides standard interfaces to Open Icecat for downloads of the free catalog
- Authorized Reseller Management The Icecat PIM includes support of Private Catalog to which only your Authorized Resellers can subscribe