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Alternate Stocking Units in Shopify


I am getting ready to place the order with you for Modern Retail’s Counterpoint integration and have a question.

We are going to have several Counterpoint Items that will use Counterpoint Alternate Units. An example would be an item sold “by the case” or sold as a Counterpoint Alternate Unit “by each.”

Can you tell me how Modern Retail will integrate this into Shopify? For example, does it make the Counterpoint Alternate Unit a Shopify Variant of the main Shopify Product or present it as an additional Shopify Product?


What you explained is exactly how Alternate Stocking Units work; we create product variants in Shopify!

Of course, this means we can’t support Gridded Alternate Stocking Units from Counterpoint.  Luckily, we haven’t run into a retailer yet that uses Gridded Alternate Stocking Units, so this hasn't been a problem.

Please let us know if you need anything else!  Thank you.