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English definition of “SKU”


noun [C]     (also SKU number) COMMERCE
abbreviation for stock-keeping unit : a number or set of numbers given to a product to show which particular one it is. SKUs are usually printed along with a bar code : Each product is given a separate SKU. Clicking on the SKU number takes you to a product report .
a particular size or type of a product : We created more SKUs to attract different kinds of customers .
(Definition of SKU noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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