Catalog Management

The most important at a glance

The Catalog Management module enables the creation, management and distribution of product catalogs for one or more countries. and the customer-specific management of the product portfolio.

1. Catalog reation

The module CatalogManager allows the creation of a master catalog based on Excel or CSV files. It also contains various tools for preparing and optimizing your data (including image data). A multitude of integrated Check functions ensure that only valid catalogs are distributed.

2. Catalog management

Fast and automated updating of your product range and your data in the catalog. The LOOK4 Admin enables a Detailed assignment of rights, e.g. for data maintenance or support control.

3. Catalog distribution

Using various LOOK4 Optics web services, the ERP systems of the opticians can query whether new catalog versions are available. catalog download and import of article master data takes place automatically, as does the information provided to opticians about the new catalog version via e-mail (controllable by the customer).


Your advantages

  • Clearly calculable costs
  • Simple, fast and thus cost-saving creation, administration and distribution of your frame catalogs
  • Always current data with your customers
  • Availability information on articles and article variants
  • Customer-specific pricing
  • Integration of marketing campaigns
  • Presentation of your frame catalogs on the LOOK4 optics platform and since October 2018 in the free LOOK4-Optics-App (for IOS)
  • Comprehensive documentation documents with sample data

Scope of services

  • License CatalogManager
  • Administrationstool LOOK4 Admin
  • Catalog creation on the basis of XML or CSV files
  • Verified standard catalog (in SPECTARIS XML format)
  • Automatic or manual integration of product images
  • Validation of data (manually or on the basis of ERP-generated XML catalogs)
  • Distribution of individual catalogs (selective distribution)
  • Automatic information for opticians about new catalog versions (e-mail or system)
  • Provision of web services for automated updating in ophthalmic software systems (update / download)
  • Integration and presentation of the catalogs on the LOOK4 Optics-Portal
  • Systematic further development of web services
  • Telephone customer support

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