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Fetch competitor pricing with the Price API service

Fetch competitor pricing with the Price API service in Productsup.

You may wish to gain insights into your competitors’ pricing. If you have a Price API account, you can connect this to Productsup using the Price API service. As a result, you will import price information into the Platform.

Note

You will need an external API Key and a contract with the Price API company in order to use this service.

Make sure you have set a product identifier to use this service.

Add the Price API service

In order to add the Price API service, you should:

  1. Navigate to your site.

  2. Navigate to Data Services on the left-hand tab.

  3. Click add service.

  4. Add the Price API service.

  5. Give the service a name (if desired).

  6. Define a custom column prefix (if desired).

  7. Select whether to use the service on the import or intermediate level.

  8. Click add.

  9. Add in your Price API Token.

  10. Select the country you wish to base your comparison on from in the dropdown menu.

  11. Select the channel you wish to base your comparison on from in the dropdown menu.

  12. Select the type of identifier you wish to use under the product key dropdown menu.

  13. Determine in which column the product key is found in the Platform, under the product key column.

  14. Set how many pages of results you wish to retrieve under max pages.

  15. Determine how current the results should be under max age.

  16. Select only trigger during scheduling if you want to not trigger the service during a refresh of the Data View.

  17. Click save.

Once you have set this up, new columns which include your information (the names are based on your prefix) will be created in the Platform.

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Edit an existing Price API service

In order to edit settings for your Price API service, you should:

  1. Navigate to your site.

  2. Navigate to Data Services on the left-hand tab.

  3. Click on the settings wheel.

Delete an existing Price API service

In order to delete your Price API service, you should:

  1. Navigate to your site.

  2. Navigate to Data Services on the left-hand tab.

  3. Click on the settings wheel.

  4. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click remove this service.