Now that Item Spec 4.5 is here, this is a quick reminder that starting October 1, our systems will no longer support Item Setup or Maintenance using Item Spec 3.2. Make sure you upgrade to the latest version now so you can manage your items more efficiently and help ensure your business remains uninterrupted! New features include:
Head to the Developer Portal to get the latest specs today.
Note – 3.2 Retiring will only impact Sellers directly integrated with Walmart API’s. Sellers Integrated with 3rd Party Solution Providers have no action at this time.
Exciting news! Sellers will soon be able to update their shipping settings to enable Weekend Delivery options—and offer Saturday and/or Sunday transit and delivery to customers. By providing more accurate shipping information for orders, Weekend Delivery helps bridge the gap between estimated and actual delivery dates.
You can choose to opt in or opt out of the program through Developer Portal API or Seller Center. Those who are automatically opted in will receive more comprehensive information about the program via email. Stay tuned for more details coming soon.
If you’re not already using On-Request Reports for all reports, now is the perfect time to get started! As a reminder, Pre-Generated Item Reports were decommissioned on June 30, and all remaining Pre-Generated Reports will be retired on July 29.
You can access the following information through On-Request Reports:
Start generating your next report today!
Sellers can now choose from an expanded list of shipping carriers when marking orders as “Shipped”. We’ve recently updated the Ship Order Lines API to reflect this change, adding a new schema for New Carriers.
With tracking supported through the subfield trackingInfo.CarrierName.Carrier, this means customers can see shipment status updates from more carriers, including:
Plus, additional carriers like YRC Freight and AIT Worldwide are expected to be added by the end of the month. We’ll have more updates coming soon!
Next month, we’re updating our requirements to qualify for strikethrough pricing and “Reduced Price” or “Clearance” flags. This is to enhance the promotional pricing experience on Walmart.com and help fulfill our Every Day Low Price (EDLP) promise to customers.
Here’s what’s changing:
Keep an eye out for more information coming soon!
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