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Department Removal from Listing Experience

In order to simplify listing experience for products under shoes category, Amazon plans to remove department_name from listing experience (custom templates, category-specific inventory file templates, 1x1 product update). To derive the department name, Amazon will use two attributes which already exists as mandatory attributes in listing experience for shoes: footwear_age_group and target_gender.

This change will be made any time after 10/28. After this time, department will be removed from listing experience, but the department attribute will remain in amazon catalog. Amazon will automatically derive department_name values from footwear_age_group and target_gender which are mandatory attributes, as shown below.

footware_age_group de_DE target_gender de_DE department_name de_DE
adult Erwachsene male Männlich Mens Herren
little kid Grundschulkind male Männlich Boys Jungen
infant Baby male Männlich Baby boys Baby - Jungen
big kid Jugendliche male Männlich Boys Jungen
toddler Kleinkind male Männlich Boys Jungen
adult Erwachsene female Weiblich Women Damen
little kid Grundschulkind female Weiblich Girls Mädchen
infant Baby female Weiblich Baby girls Baby - Mädchen
big kid Jugendliche female Weiblich Girls Mädchen
toddler Kleinkind female Weiblich Girls Mädchen
adult Erwachsene unisex Unisex Unisex adult Unisex
little kid Grundschulkind unisex Unisex Unisex kids Unisex Kinder
infant Baby unisex Unisex Unisex baby Unisex Baby
big kid Jugendliche unisex Unisex Unisex kids Unisex Kinder
toddler Kleinkind unisex Unisex Unisex kids Unisex Kinder

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