FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Who is Amber Engine and what do they do?
Amber Engine is a services and solutions company that uses cloud-based technologies,
methods and tools for gathering, storing, archiving and providing electronic product data
and related content and imagery to connect and improve the flow of information between
manufacturers and retailers in the home furnishings and décor industry.
Who can benefit from the Amber Engine platform?
The entire home furnishings and décor industry will benefit. Manufacturers, suppliers,
wholesalers, distributors, importers, retailers, resellers, marketplaces and service
providers in the home furnishings and décor industry will all want to capitalize from Amber
How can Amber Engine help home furnishings manufacturers?
The Amber Engine platform allows manufacturers to easily manage and control the distribution
of their product data (e.g., manufacturer product data, brand imagery and the like) to all of their
approved retailers in one convenient location.
How can Amber Engine help home furnishings retailers?
The Amber Engine platform provides retailers with easy and efficient access to manage the
product data (e.g., manufacturer product data, brand imagery and the like) that manufacturers
have provided and approved through Amber Engine. Additionally, the platform provides retailers
with the capability to merchandise and enhance the product data to support custom product
information, additional descriptive information (e.g., romance), and personalized imagery in
the formats the retailers need to run the core systems within their retail business.
What does Amber Engine need from me?
We can only improve the flow of product data and information between manufacturers and
retailers if we receive product data from manufacturers. In order for Amber Engine to put our
expertise to work and improve the flow of product data from manufacturers to their retailers,
we need manufacturers to provide their data to the platform and actively manage that data,
and we need retailers to leverage the platform to enhance and leverage that product data
within their business.
How do I ensure that my ownership of my data will be protected?
Amber Engine has designed the platform to be secure within the parameters for which it
was designed. However, if a manufacturer has given a retailer access to its product data,
Amber Engine does not audit how such retailer uses such product data. Amber Engine will
not be liable for any misuse or mismanagement of data added to the Amber Engine platform.
Amber Engine does reserve the right, but not the obligation, to provide assistance to
manufacturers and retailers who inform us that their data is being misused or mismanaged.
For certainty, Amber Engine does not own, or claim to own, the data that is uploaded to our site.