Product listings and related requests are object types in the CloudBlue Connect representing Products that are listed for sale in a marketplace. Listings implement part of the Product Flow between Vendors and Distributors as schematically illustrated in the following diagram:
Vendors can list their products to the marketplaces of one or multiple Distributors. Distributors are using Listing workflow to propagate information from the Product to their systems:
Depending on the capabilities of Distributor’s systems, information about the product can be propagated manually, by using APIs or using Extensions for systems, where those are available.
Listing and Listing Request objects implement the following workflow:
With the following state machine implemented by each object: