1. Go to product group tab and select the gear then click propose contract


  1. Once you click propose contract two options will appear.

    1. Groupon

    2. FBG- Prebuy

      1. If the product group is not FBG compliant then FBG option won’t appear. If you would like to propose a FBG contract, please make sure your product group is FBG complaint by

        1. Having the buyer uncheck the Blacklist flag

        2. Making sure that you have Package Type and Cartons Per Pallet fields filled out in the Product Group.

Note: If you want one deal to have a DS contract and a FBG contract, you can do so but you will need to propose two separate contracts. 


  1. Once in the edit contract view, the status will be “NEW”. 


  1. Choose the contract start date by clicking on “Option Effective Date” and clicking on the desired date from the calendar. Repeat with the "Option Locked Until" for the contract end date.


  1. In the field “Minimum # of Units” , enter the minimum number of products that will be set aside to sell on Groupon’s site that you and the buyer have agreed on. Also enter the unit price.


  1. Read the Terms & Conditions at the bottom of the page and click on the box to the left of the sentence that begins “By clicking ‘Agree & Submit’...”. After confirming that all information on the contract is correct, click on the box marked “Agree & Submit” in the lower right corner.


  1. Once you have submitted your contract for review, it will appear in the Contracts page found on the left-hand menu with the status “Pending Review”.


  1. If your contract is rejected, the status will be “Rejected” on the Contracts page. A rejection reason can be found by hovering over the “Rejected” status to explain why the contract was rejected. After making any changes, resubmit the contract for approval.

 


  1. If the contract has changes that the buyer made, the contract will go back to the vendor and you as a vendor will have to make the appropriate changes and resubmit the contract for approval. 


  1. If the contract is accepted, your product will appear with the status “Contracted” on the Contracts page, as well as the dates the contract is effective.


  1. The Contracts status will change to “Active” once the contract hits the start date.