What’s a Model (Number) on SellerCenter?
A model number is a unique identifying number given to each product made by computer, phones, electronics and appliances manufacturers. Model numbers allow manufacturers to keep track of each device and uniquely identify the exact product and its parts. Model numbers can also help a consumer differentiate between two products made by the same manufacturer that may look similar. It can also be used to indicate when a product was released by the manufacturer.
What does a model number look like?
Different manufacturers have different model number structures. Model numbers are typically written on the product pack or in the manual and may include alphabets and numbers. Ultimately, it is the manufacturers prerogative where to do put the model number.
Why should I include model numbers?
Model numbers are essential because they help customers remove any doubt about the product they’re purchasing. Model numbers help to distinguish one product from another.
What categories of products need model numbers?
ALL Electronics and Appliances need Model numbers. These include phones, mobile accessories, blenders, air conditioners, televisions, pianos, home theatre sets, cookers, refrigerators, hairdryers, electronic toothbrushes etc
What do I do if my product has no model number?
Although this is rare, you should leave the Model field on Jumia SellerCenter blank if there is no Model number on your product. Ensure that you’re including all the relevant details in the description and product name to increase sales and prevent returns.