What option to set for product 'Inventory policy' ?

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in the context of a dropshipping shopify + oberlo store, what option do you guys usually set for 'inventory policy' ?

"don't track inventory" or "shopify track this product inventory" ?

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Hey, there!

My name is Ava, I’m one of Shopify’s Gurus and I’m here to help :)

What you can do here is go to your settings in the Oberlo app and edit so that Oberlo will keep track of your inventory. To do this, go to Oberlo > Settings > Connected shops > Shops settings > Auto updates > and next to "When inventory changes" click here: 

This will mean that your inventory will update automatically and Oberlo will keep track of this. So you can select, "don't track inventory", as because Oberlo is tracking for you, you will not need to keep track of the inventory within Shopify.

There is some more info here on Oberlo's support page.

If you have any questions at all about this, do feel free to contact us at any stage! We are always happy to help :)


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