Common terms, acronyms and metrics used across different parts of the Autopilot platform and the ecommerce industry in general

Amazon Buy Box

The Amazon Buy Box refers to a box that appears on the right-hand side of product listings, displaying the option that Amazon has chosen to show first for that product. It features the product’s price, shipping, and seller information, as well as the, “Add to Cart,” button.

Amazon Region: North America

Canada, USA, Mexico, Brazil

Amazon Region: Europe

Spain, UK, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Poland, Egypt, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, India

Amazon Region: Far East

Singapore, Australia, Japan

Amazon Standard Identification Number (ASIN)

A unique product code generated by Amazon and used for identifying items on the Amazon site. Can be associated with the same products in different Amazon markets.

Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA)

Amazon's service for handling the fulfillment process for sellers, shipping from Amazon warehouses (fulfillment centers).

Fulfillment by Merchant (FBM)

When sellers use non-Amazon warehouses to ship their products sold on Amazon.

Fulfilment Network Stock Keeping Unit (FNSKU)

An Amazon generated code used within the Amazon fulfillment system, e.g. for shipments to Amazon FBA warehouses and for identifying products within said warehouses. Is generated for each SKU.

Stock Keeping Unit (SKU, Seller SKU)

A product code created by Amazon sellers unique to their product listing. Sellers can create the code themselves or let Amazon generate it automatically. Each SKU has its own FNSKU code. An ASIN can be mapped to multiple SKUs.

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