Lowe’s Builder File is currently collecting data based on requirements that are over 10 years old. As customer demand for information continues to grow, the depth and volume of data required has simply outgrown the old delivery methods.
To solve this issue, Lowe’s has partnered with Edgenet to provide a better product data management platform for vendors to manage products and send marketing data.
Everything you need to know about the Lowe's Data Collection Program to get started
The Lowe's Item Setup Program will be ongoing throughout 2017. Edgenet will communicate project steps and timelines prior to your VBU start date. Click here to see when your VBU is scheduled to begin the Program.
When Does the Item Setup Program Begin?
Absolutely not! Once your account has been activated, Edgenet will migrate all of your current data from Lowe's into the Edgenet system. You only need to accept the product requests from Lowe's to complete this phase.
Do I Need to Reload My Lowe's SKUs?
Yes, Lowe's has sponsored Edgenet accounts for the entire vendor base and expects all Vendors to syndicate their marketing data via Edgenet Product Content cloud (PCc)
Do All Suppliers Have to Participate?
Once your VBU enters the Program, Edgenet will migrate your data from Lowe's to your Edgenet account. You will only need to accept product requests in the system and you are done for this phase.
What if I Already Have an Edgenet Account?
Do I Need to Change My GDSN Provider?
No. Choose the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) provider that best meets your GDSN needs. If you need GDSN services or want to change your provider, Edgenet is a GDSN Certified Data Pool and can offer a quote.
No, your Edgenet account has been sponsored through Lowe's Data Collection Program. You will not be charged by Edgenet to send your marketing data to Lowe's. This does not include GDSN services.
Are There Any Costs for Vendors?
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The transition to Edgenet consists of 3 simple steps.
Edgenet will contact you prior to your VBU entering the Program to guide you through the transition.
Lowe’s has sponsored Edgenet accounts for the entire vendor base to send their marketing data via Edgenet Product Content Cloud (PCc). The transition to Edgenet will be implemented by Merchandising Divisions.
The Program involves three simple steps, detailed below.
When your Vendor Business Unit (VBU) reaches the Transition Phase, Edgenet will reach out to walk you through the process.
Lowe's Data Collection Program will be ongoing throughout the year with Kickoff starting March 6th. Edgenet will communicate the project steps and timelines prior to your VBU launch date. Click below for your VBU wave assignment and recommended onsite training dates.
Visit the Edgenet Support Hub for helpful training and tutorial videos to get the most out of your data and help you every step of the way!
Product Content Cloud (PCc) simplifies the management and maintenance of your data offering one single location for all of your product content.
Enhanced Data Quality
Edgenet's integrated Data Quality Engine performs thousands of validations to ensure not only the completeness, but also the accuracy of your data.
Unlimited Digital Asset Storage
Product images, detailed shots, lifestyle images, marketing & instructional videos, spec sheets, PDFs, planograms and more. Whatever the format, whatever the size, you can store it in Edgenet.
Edgenet's platform allows you the flexibility to load data directly into the application, through smart spreadsheets, or import feeds from your system to ours.
Training & Support
Let Edgenet help you get the most from your product data. We offer a dedicated Help Center that features self-paced learning, hosted training webinars and even in-person workshops.
Access Your Data From Anywhere
It's in the cloud! Assign users and grant permissions, making workflows in your company so much easier. No more siloed information!
Fill out the Company Information Form
Reference the email about the data program you received from
Edgenet & Lowe's
Information you will need to complete the form:
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Schedule your onboarding session
You will receive an email from Edgenet with available times to choose from.
During your onboarding session:
Edgenet will migrate your Lowe's product data to the Edgenet system.
Next, you will approve your items for Lowe's.
Done with Steps 1-3?
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