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How to Connect ShoppingFeeder to Leroy Merlin Marketplace

There are so many great online sales channels to choose from when deciding where to market your products. However, it’s important to consider what channel would be best suited to your store and the products you sell. This article takes a closer look at Leroy Merlin Marketplace. Additionally, we provide a a step-by-step guide on how to connect your ShoppingFeeder account to Leroy Merlin Marketplace.

An Overview of Leroy Merlin Marketplace

Leroy Merlin Marketplace is a newly launched feature of Leroy Merlin, which is a successful home improvement retailer. With Leroy Merlin being a leader in the home improvement sector, you can expect to find all things home, garden and hardware related at their brick-and-mortar stores, as well as online.

With Leroy Merlin’s latest Marketplace feature, it allows eCommerce store owners to sell their products on their website, much like the process of selling on Takealot. This offers online store owners in the home improvement space an opportunity to market their products and increase sales. For more information on Leroy Merlin Marketplace, visit our article about selling on Leroy Merlin Marketplace in South Africa.

Why choose Leroy Merlin Marketplace over other channels?

Choosing Leroy Merlin Marketplace as an online sales channel is a no brainer if you’re in the home, garden or DIY industry. Here are a few other reasons why you should choose Leroy Merlin Marketplace to market your products:

  • The new feature offers a very niche space to list your homeware products, resulting in an easy way for your targeted audience to view and shop your products.
  • Leroy Merlin has over 1 million users, which automatically allows for a large amount of people to see your products.
  • Upon signing up with Leroy Merlin Marketplace, you’ll be assigned an account manager. He/she will be able to provide you with excellent support.

How to Connect ShoppingFeeder to Leroy Merlin Marketplace

Step 1: Apply to Become A Seller

Assuming you have already completed the set up of your ShoppingFeeder account, you will then need to visit www.leroymerlin.co.za. Once on the page, scroll down to the footer and click on the tab “Become a Seller”.

Become A Seller tab on Leroy Merlin

This will then lead you to the Marketplace Seller Application form, which you need to fill out & then click “Submit”.

Step 2: Sign up to the Leroy Merlin Marketplace channel

Once your application has been approved, you’ll need to go to your ShoppingFeeder dashboard. On the left side bar click the dropdown Feed Management, followed by Channel Management.

You will then be able to see all the channels you are currently subscribed to. Scroll down to where it says Subscribe to Channels and in the search bar type “Leroy Merlin Marketplace”. Once you see the channel, click the tick box on the left.

Step 3: Filling out the Information under the Channel Settings

It will then show you the below page. Before adding in any additional information, ensure “In Stock” and “Automatically sync my offers” are selected.

Next, you will need to fill in your Shop ID. To get this, log in to your account on the Leroy Merlin seller portal using this link https:/leroymerlinza-dev.mirakl.net/login. Next, click on the dropdown My Account and then click Settings.

On the settings page, you will find your Store ID at the top of the page next to My shop account. Copy and paste this number into the Store ID field on the ShoppingFeeder page.

Next, to find the API key click on your email address in the top right corner of the page on the seller portal. It will take you to your User Settings. Click on API Key, and then click Generate a new key, followed by Copy to clipboard.

Return to ShoppingFeeder and paste the Store ID and API Key in the appropriate fields. Don’t forget to fill out the Leadtime Stock Percentage and Leadtime Stock Days fields. Finally click Save.

Leadtime Stock Percentage refers to the percentage of stock that you want to make available as leadtime stock. Leadtime Stock Days refers to the amount of leadtime days for leadtime stock (maximum of 5, minimum of 1).

Step 4: Manage Offers

Leroy Merlin Marketplace will then appear under your Subscribed channels on ShoppingFeeder. To manage your offers/products, click on the green house icon.

You have successfully connected ShoppingFeeder to Leroy Merlin Marketplace! For more information visit ShoppingFeeder insights.

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