Entering content frame

Object documentation Articles: Merchandise Category Articles Locate the document in its SAP Library structure


Merchandise category articles are used for value-based inventory management at merchandise category level.


The supermarkets in your supermarket chain are equipped with cash registers that have merchandise category keys. When selling different quantities of apples and pears, the till operator presses the merchandise category key Fruit and enters the price. The sale is posted to the merchandise category article Fruit on a value basis.

By entering a merchandise category article at the cash register, sales cannot be posted on an article basis.


When you create a merchandise category, you can choose one of the following options:

In this case, the system assigns it to the corresponding article category automatically. You can maintain the article in article maintenance.



Leaving content frame