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Amazon Marketplace Web Service (Amazon MWS) Documentation
Amazon MWS Documentation

What you should know about the Amazon MWS Recommendations API section

The Recommendations API section of Amazon MWS enables you to programmatically retrieve Amazon Selling Coach recommendations by recommendation category. A recommendation is an actionable, timely, and personalized opportunity to increase your sales and performance. Recommendations are provided for the following categories:

  • Inventory: Recommendations for restocking low or out-of-stock items in your inventory.
  • Selection: Recommendations for new product opportunities to list on Amazon.
  • Pricing: Recommendations to review pricing on items in your inventory where your offer is not the lowest price.
  • Fulfillment: Recommendations for the top products to fulfill through Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA).
  • Listing Quality: Recommendations for fixing your current listing defects.
  • Global Selling: Recommendations for expanding your products to more regions and marketplaces.
  • Advertising: Recommendations for advertising your products and for using the sponsored products program.

The Recommendations API section operations

The following operations are included in the Recommendations API section:

Operation Description Availability
GetLastUpdatedTimeForRecommendations Checks whether there are active recommendations for each category for the given marketplace, and if there are, returns the time when recommendations were last updated for each category. All marketplaces.
ListRecommendations Returns your active recommendations for a specific category or for all categories for a specific marketplace. All marketplaces.
ListRecommendationsByNextToken Returns the next page of recommendations using the NextToken parameter. All marketplaces.