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November 4, 2019

We advise users to start their implementations with free Open Icecat. Next, if the technical interfaces are satisfactory, and the business requires it, we advise to look into upgrading to Full Icecat, accessing Icecat's complete database with multimedia product data.…

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August 26, 2019
Product Information Management & Syndication Cycle

We started in 2001 with our own PIM as a foundation for the open catalog project Open Icecat, long before PIMs were recognized: the acronym PIM was not yet coined, and the PIM software industry was not yet formed. So,…

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July 3, 2019
Icecat PIM as Free Vendor Central

In the recent roll-out with FMCG giant Carrefour, leading European IT distributor EET, Turkish retail giant Teknosa, and Poland's leading marketplace Allegro, the Icecat PIM is promoted to all their vendors as their free Vendor Central. Tens of local brand…

Manual for Icecat URL: Integrating Links to Product Data Sheets and Images

Version: 1.21, August 28, 2019.The purpose of this post is to explain the Icecat URL method to get...
 October 4, 2018

Manual for Icecat Live: Real-Time Product Data in Your App

Icecat Live is a (free) service that enables you to insert real-time product content from some hundr...
 June 1, 2018

Iceclog: Content Log and Playground for New Ideas like a Free Vendor Central and Social Media Functions

“Iceclog” (Icecat content log) is the Icecat blog, where you will find...
 June 26, 2019

Manual for the Icecat CSV Interface

This document describes the CSV (Comma-Separated Values) variant of Icecat's Open Catalog Interface...
 September 28, 2016

Manual for Open Icecat JSON Product Requests

JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is an increasingly popular means of transferring to data, comparab...
 September 17, 2018

Manual for your Personalized Interface File and Catalog from Icecat

Via the Icecat website and login area, a user can generate personalized or customized CSV or Excel f...
 October 5, 2016

Iceclog Editor Guidelines: Writing Compelling Posts

The Iceclog Editor Guidelines are a quick guide for contributors to the Iceclog blog or "cl...
 August 17, 2016

Icecat Add-ons including Magento, PrestaShop, Oracle, SAP Hybris, Google Shopping. NEW: JS.NODE

Icecat has a huge list of integration partners, that make it easy for clien...
 October 25, 2019

Manual for Testseek Product Reviews Integration via Icecat

Icecat provides aggregated expert reviews from its activity Testseek, as an add-on service for both ...
 October 19, 2015

Apple Watch: a Useful Tool or a Smart Toy?

After six months spent with my Apple Watch, I am still not sure if I consider it a useful tool or "j...
 September 30, 2016