Blank Apparel - Integrated Supplier Catalogs

Aaron Aldrich Updated by Aaron Aldrich

ShopVOX supports several vendor catalogs with generic costs & pricing, however you can setup your own markups and discounts to suit your business. These catalogs with integrate with the Apparel UI pricing templates, which will allow you to type in the Style name or number and choose the available colors and sizes.

Suppliers currently integrated as of January 31, 2019:

  • SanMar
  • Alpha Broder
  • Bodek & Rhodes
  • American Apparel
  • TSC Apparel
  • S&S Activewear

What we DO support

  • Searching the supplier catalogs to find images, colors, sizes, and pricing
  • Add the apparel styles to quotes, orders, and invoices
  • Setting markup % for the supplier catalogs
  • Sending purchase orders via email (or customer can print the PO Grid PDF and place their order through the suppliers website)

What we do NOT support

  • Submitting purchase orders electronically
  • Real time pricing and inventory information*

*SanMar is the exception on this. If you setup your account information, you will have real time pricing AND check the current inventory information for apparel items. For more information on how to set this up, refer to this article. SanMar apparel catalog integration

How often do we update the catalogs?

  • We update on a weekly basis to pull in the latest pricing.


Markup is applied based on the cost of the blank garment.

Discount is based on the qty of garments and is applied after the markup.

The formula looks like this:

(Blank Shirt Cost * (1+Markup%)) * (1 - Discount%) = Blank Shirt Price

Note that the values in the Discounts table are applied after the Markup table.

Here are the steps do this.
Step 1: Go to the Catalogs page in POS settings

POS Settings > Pricing > Catalogs (shown below).

Step 2: Create a new catalog

From the Catalogs Page (shown below), click the +New Catalog button on the top right hand side.

Step 3: Start filling out fields

The New Catalog Page will open (shown below).

Step 4: Choose the Vendor

From the Catalog name drop down, select the catalog you want to setup.  

Step 5: Choose the Cost level you purchase from your vendor

From the Cost by drop down, select the the method you want to use from the external vendor catalog:  by the Piece, Dozen, or Case. This is the option for your agreed cost level with this vendor. Are you a piece or dozen price column customer for this vendor? Or do you buy apparel using the case price column? Or does it vary?

Step 6: Choose the Price by option, which is how you sell to your customer

From the Price by drop down, select how you will be selling to your customers.

Step 7: Choose a Vendor from your Vendors list

Enter the Vendor (from your Vendor list) for the New Catalog.  As you enter the name of the Vendor, shopVOX will display a list of matches.  Select the desired Vendor from the drop down list.  After all of the information has been entered for the New Catalog, click the Create Catalog button.

Step 8: Start adding your discounts and markups

Next, you'll see the Catalog details page (shown below).

Step 9: This is what it will look like.

For Discounts - Enter the Min/Max (qty) and the Discount percentage.  

For Markups - Enter the Min/Max (cost/qty) and how much you want the Markup to be.  

Once you have added your breakdowns of Discounts and Markups, it might look something like:

Step 10: Now it is ready to select in the Apparel UI pricing templates!

Now whenever you use this catalog, the cost for your items will come from the Piece/dozen/case pricing and the discounts and markups will be as per the tables you have setup.

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