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Managing Sellers

Under the Sellers section, you can manage sellers who sell products on your store. Every store has at least one seller. When you create a store on StoreHippo, a default seller is automatically created who is same as the store administrator.

To access the Sellers section, go to Sellers > Sellers in StoreHippo Admin Panel.

Adding New Sellers

A seller can be added by the admin from the backend or sellers can register themselves at the storefront.
To add a seller, click on Add new button and a form will open on the right side of the window.

In the seller form, there are multiple information fields which you can use to save the seller login and other required information for seller registration. 

User type

You can choose whether you want to add a new user or you want to choose from an existing user (which can be a customer as well).

  • In case of an existing user, details are taken from the id mapped  

  • In case of new user you need to provide details for the user

First Name

The first name of the seller is to be provided here.

Last Name

The last name of the seller is to be provided here.

Email

Provide email for the seller, this email will also serve as the id of the seller by which he will be able to login to seller admin. This is a mandatory field.

Password

Set a password for the account. This is also a mandatory field.

Dob

Fill in the date of birth of seller here.

Phone

Seller phone number is to be provided here.

Gender

Provide the gender here.

Active

In order to activate the seller's account, check this field.

Email Verified

This field is automatically checked when seller verifies his email.

Title

Provide a title for the seller by which the seller would be visible in the store.

Logo

Upload logo for the seller.

Image

Upload the seller profile image here.

Legal Name

Fill in the legally registered name of the seller. 

Info

Provides any extra information about the seller.

Website

Provide the URL for seller website.

Address Details

Fill in detailed Address with City, State, Country, Zip Code.

Invoice Prefix

Enter a prefix that respective seller invoice will have.

Bank Details

Provide Bank Details of the seller for commission and payment processing.

Regulatory Documents

Add legal details and proofs for seller registration, following are the details that can be added.

  • Pan
  • Pan Proof
  • Cin Number
  • Tin
  • Tin Proof
  • Tan
  • Tan Proof
  • Cancelled Cheque
  • Address Proof
  • Id Proof
  • GSTIN

Status

You can mark the status as approved, pending or rejected by choosing the option from the drop-down. Select approved option in order to approve the seller, the unapproved seller will not be able to log in.


Operations on Sellers

There are many operations provided which can be performed on sellers. Click on the ellipsis button against the seller on which you want to perform operations. The operations are explained as follows:

Edit

You can modify a seller's information by clicking on the ellipsis button and choosing Edit command from the drop-down. Clicking on the Edit button opens a form with the existing information of the sellers. You can change the information here.

Delete

You can delete a seller from your store by clicking on the ellipsis button and choosing Delete command from the drop-down. Clicking on the Delete option will delete the seller.

View Profile

You can view a seller's information by clicking on the ellipsis button and choosing View Profile command from the drop-down. Clicking on the View Profile option shows all the information regarding the seller including basic info, balance, and status, etc. 

View Transactions

You can view all transactions of a seller by clicking on the ellipsis button and choosing View Transactions command from the drop-down. Clicking on the View Transactions option redirects you to the Seller Ledger which shows all the information regarding the seller's transactions and balance. 

Generate Invoices

You can view all transactions of a seller by clicking on the ellipsis button and choosing Generate Invoices command from the drop-down. Clicking on the Generate Invoices option opens a dialogue box which allows you to generate invoices for sellers. 

Approving or Rejecting Sellers

StoreHippo allows you to control the approval flow for sellers. You can approve and reject sellers as you wish. In order to approve pending approval/rejected seller, follow the below-mentioned steps:

  1. Click on the pending/approval/rejected sellers tab and select the seller that you want to approve by clicking on the ellipsis button.
  2. Choose the approve/reject option from the drop-down menu.

In a similar way, if you want to reject a seller, go to the approved/pending approval tab and choose the reject option from the drop-down menu. In case you are not willing to change the status of the seller at the moment, you can edit the seller and change the status to pending.

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