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English definition of “SKU”

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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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