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Department removal from shoes listing experience

In order to simplify listing experience and facilitate more consistent customer experience, we will remove department_name from listing experience such as custom templates, category-specific inventory file templates, and 1 by 1 product update for Shoes products.

This change will be made any time after November 15, 2021. After this time, department_name will be removed from listing experience, but the department attribute will remain in Amazon’s catalog. Amazon will automatically derive department_name values from footwear_age_group and target_gender as below.

Target Gender Footwear Age Group Department
male adult men
male little_kid boys
male infant baby-boys
male big_kid boys
male toddler boys
female adult women
female little_kid girls
female infant baby-girls
female big_kid girls
female toddler girls
unisex adult unisex-adult
unisex little_kid unisex-child
unisex infant unisex-baby
unisex big_kid unisex-child
unisex toddler unisex-child
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