The best suppliers for your PrestaShop shop can often determine your strategy for selling products to your customer base. This can be a regional shop decision, or simply one based on your sales projections for all of your stores. Use the best suppliers report to help you determine how to best improve your store's bottom line. The following article explains the data presented by the best suppliers
Viewing the Best Suppliers Statistics Report in PrestaShop 1.5
- Log in to the PrestaShop Admin Dashboard as an Administrator
- Hover over the end of the menu bar to the right where it is labeled "STATS". Click on STATS when it appears in the drop-down menu.
- When you see the main STATS screen appear, go to the left-hand column labeled NAVIGATION, then click on BEST SUPPLIERS. You will see a report similar to the one below:
Definition of each column for the table is defined below:
||name of the supplier
||inventory sold from the supplier
||total amount in sales per default currency
At the top of the report is the option to filter the results of the report by time. Specifically, the buttons work like this:
||Selects present calendar day
||Selects present month
||Selects present year
||Brings the report back one day
||Brings the report back one month
||Brings the report back one year
Each time you click on these buttons, the data in the date range section will change to match what you have selected.
For specific dates or date ranges, simply click in the FROM field and then type in the date format of YEAR (YYYY)-MONTH(MM)-DAY(DD) and then click in the TO field to enter the end date.
- Click on the SAVE button in order to save your filtering settings.
Explanation and Summary of Data
The best suppliers statistics helps you identify different trends. These trends include how well your suppliers are keeping up with demand and if products are selling from one supplier over another. They can also identify your customer's choices in terms of products only available from regional suppliers. Look at your supply reports in order to keep track of your inventory, you customer demand, and the products as they sell (or do not sell) from your suppliers.