Zappos Calculations Update

October 4, 2011

A message from Zappos to their Vendor Partners:

In an effort to provide you with the most relevant information, you will see some changes within the Zapporo system today and on your Daily Vendor Sales Report on Saturday, October 1st. Calculations have been based on shipped orders, and are now based on placed orders.

The following changes will be seen in Zapporo on the Inventory Page:

BEFORE it was shown as “Net Sales” or “Gross Sales”
STARTING FRIDAY it will be shown as “Net Orders” or “Gross Orders”

In addition, related calculations such as “Sell Through” and “Returned %” will now be based on placed orders .

Here are the changes to the Daily Vendor Sales Report emailed to you:

You will have one report embedded in the body of your email and another detailed version as an attachment
The body of the email will include:

  • A daily and month-to-date summary
  • The top 10 performing styles for daily and month-to-date

Attached to the email will include:

  • A daily and month-to-date summary
  • The full style details for daily and month-to-date

Please note that the Extranet Sales Reports (created on demand) will still be based on shipped orders (or sales). We will contact you as soon as these reports are also using the new calculations.

You may contact your buyer if you have any questions or concerns.

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