The Price tab is where you add details about the price(s) of your titles.
You must select a Publishing status from the drop-down menu. This is in addition to the Availability Status filled in within the Publication Tab. For titles that are not yet printed, you will want to allocate 'Forthcoming,' but please note that this will trigger the system to request a shipping date. We advise that you put this field as two months ahead of publication date.
The Publication date is shown on the right hand side of the the screen this is for reference and can only be changed on the Publication Tab.
If you want to add any notes or comments about the supply of this title, just click on Add Supply Comments and a text box will be provided.
It is then necessary to add in the Supplier details in the grey coloured section of the screen. You can add as many suppliers as you wish for each title. It is also possible to record the stock of the title that is held by each supplier. (This can be processed automatically - you will need to speak with Stison about this).
Choose Supplier/Distributor from the drop down menu. The companies are managed by adding them in Organisation admin. More detail about adding a supplier can be found at the following link.
If you click on a small symbol , you will be able to see the price history, and if you have stock recorded, a graph of stock movement.
If you click on the planet symbol, you will be able to update the information about Supply Regions; just select from the drop-down menus. When you are finished, click on the Update button so that the information saves.
If you want to add details about marketing, click on the blue tab Marketing Detail and new fields will show up on your screen:
Type in an Agent name and Promotion Campaign if relevant.
Choose from the drop-down menu the Agent Role and add a name of the Promotion Contact.
If you want to choose a name from your Contacts, click on the looking glass symbol and you will be able to choose a contact from your Contacts list.
Type in info about Initial Print Run and Reprint Detail and add how many Copies Sold.
To clear data click on the "-" sign in blue circles.
Now you must add details about your Price Type:
You can have multiple different prices and price types depending on dates, discount, tax, currencies etc.
There is an opportunity to show more filters like on the image above (Price Type Qualifier, Price Type Description, Countries Included, Territory) by clicking on the blue arrow [marked with the red circle on the image above].
Tax Rates are a drop-down option; before this is made available you will need to create them. This can be done within the Tax rates screen under the General menu section.
Add all the information in the spaces provided for the selected price type. If you need to add a mixed product tax rate, click on the blue add mixed product tax rate, marked with the green square in the image above.
If you need more price types just click on Add another price. Please note that if you do so, the system will assume that the supplier listed above is distributing to those areas with those pricess.
To delete a row click on the bin symbol in front of the row you wish to delete.
If your title is unpriced, click on the Unpriced? option, marked in the purple square on the image above.
When the Unpriced? button is clicked, you will then asked to select from the drop down menu Unpriced Item type:
Add another supplier/distributor, allows you to add additional supply routes, and is particularly relevant if you have different distributors, for instance one for North America, another for Europe and another for Africa. If this is the case, you need to ensure that you add the relevant price details beneath the newly added supplier/distributor. Here are two screen shots to illustrate what we mean. The first one details the local distributor and the second one shows you the US distributor details.
When you are finished, click the blue Update button to save the information. At this point, you've completed all of the mandatory information needed for the pricing of the title.
Please note that there is a separate sub tab available to you as well. It is called Released, and click on it will up a new screen as shown below:
Add any comments about Rights, select Country/Territory from the drop down menu, select Holding Reason, add Released Date, Reviewed Date, check the box Released? if correct.
Clicking on the blue Territory will allow you to switch to Country and vice versa.
To add another release click on Add another release.
Click on the Update button when you are finished.