From theProducts Menu, clickProduct Groups, then click Manufacturers.
Manufacturers are a way of organizing your products so that customers can browse your site more easily, similar to categories and departments. When adding a new product to the store, one of the required fields is the Manufacturer.
New Manufacturers can be added by clicking Create Manufacturer on the Product Groups page, or by using the Quick Add feature when adding a new product or editing an existing product.
To create a new manufacturer, clickCreate Manufacturer. To create a sub-manufacturer of another manufacturer, click the+ Addbutton in the parent manufacturer row. Seethis page for an explanation of all of the fields that can be set for each manufacturer.
To assign a product to a manufacturer, open that product underProducts > Manage Products, open the product in the grid view and use the Manufacturer dropdown on the Main tab to set the product's manufacturer.