SAP

Alternative Products



In SAP use cross selling to create alternative products.

Transaction codes

  • Create cross-selling (VB41)
  • Change cross-selling (VB42)
  • Display cross-selling (VB43)

Alternative products are used to add similar or related products, like accessories or spare parts, and build relationships between the alternative products and the original product. These product relations are used for cross- and up-selling, or it can be also used to provide alternatives in case any of these products is out of stock.

Add alternative products

Step 1: Choose the material determination type, which identifies how products relate to each other. You can use any condition type for cross selling available in your system.

Up to four alternative products per each type can be shown at once on the product details page in the web store.

Step 2: In the first Material field enter a product to which you want to add alternative products. In the second Material field enter a product that should be used as alternative to the one specified in the first field.



Step 3: At the top click Alternative materials. In the Create Alternative Products table you can add more alternative products.



In the web store alternative products are shown on the product details page, under the general product information. Up to four alternative products can be shown per each type.

See also:

Alternative Items Mapping