Negative quantities in Thrive Inventory by Shopventory typically occur when products are updated in the point of sale system rather than in Thrive Inventory.

Once Thrive Inventory is installed, we strongly recommend only making all changes, updates, and additions in Thrive Inventory, and not in your provider's system.

For a more detailed explanation, check out this article: How Shopventory Syncs

Correcting negative quantities

If the quantities are correct in your sales channel (e.g. Square, Clover, etc.), that inventory information can be imported over to Thrive Inventory to correct our counts. 

  • Follow the steps in this guide to import counts from your provider.

  • This will pull in exactly what's in the sales channel, right or wrong, so be sure the information in your provider's system is correct.

If neither Thrive Inventory nor your sales channel has accurate quantities, corrections should be made only in Thrive Inventory. 

Avoiding negative quantities going forward

  • To avoid negative counts, make all changes to your quantities in Thrive Inventory and...

  • Make sure your Sync Settings are both Enabled on that integration.

  • Set Alerts so you are notified as soon as inventory starts to run low.

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