Low Stock Management in Magento 1

Inventory stock in Magento are always confusing and it seems to me like the issue needs to be cleared up for some. It would be very helpful if you can get notified when any out of stock product gets back in stock and available for purchasing. Magento  provide you that such kind of feature. You can get all about limited stock or out of stock product. The business is terribly hampered if customer see the low stock product. If you have various kinds product, it is very difficult to manually manage the product inventory. Those many developers develop Low stock notification extension depends on Magento low stock report. We also develop an extension. Now-a-days Inventory management is very easy. You can be notified your product stock and purchase or produce according to the customer demand which reach your business to a new era.The reality of retail business is that in most cases, to have a product out of stock means to lose customers. Here quality inventory management is what really matters. The Low Stock report gives you the power to monitor stock effectively and ensures your customers get what they want each time they come to buy from you.


Low stock Report

For getting Low stock product we have to follow some steps those are bellows.
First we need to set up the inventory level of a product at which it will be considered as low stock.

  1. Login to admin panel and browse to System >> Configuration
  2. Scroll down to the Catalog tab and click the Inventory section to open it. Now expand the ‘Product Stock Options’ section.
  3. Set Manage Stock as ‘Yes’ and add a value for ‘Notify for Quantity Below’, save the configuration.

The above configuration is done at Global level for all products but if you want you can override it for specific product as shown below:

  1. In the Magento admin navigate to Catalog >> Manage Products
  2. Click the product row to edit the product
  3. Open the Inventory tab
  4. Now you need to set Manage Stock as “Yes” if it not already and add a value for ‘Notify for Quantity Below’. Uncheck the “Use Config Settings” checkbox to override the global settings and enter product specific values.
  5. Save the product.


How to subscribe to low inventory alerts RSS feed?

  1. In the Magento admin navigate to Catalog >> Manage Products
  2. At the top of the product listing grid next to the pagination toolbar there is a link ‘Notify Low Stock RSS’,click it.
  3. A pop up appears asking for username and password, enter you admin login credentials.

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