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English definition of “stock-keeping unit”

stock-keeping unit

noun [C]
 
 
( abbreviation SKU) COMMERCE, ACCOUNTING
a product, or a particular size or model of a product, that a company has available for sale, considered as a single unit: We are reducing the number of stock-keeping units that we offer.
(Definition of stock-keeping unit from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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