E-commerce API

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The Nimble E-commerce API was designed to help users quickly and easily access product data from the web’s largest online markets. The E-commerce API comes built-in with all the tools needed to access, collect, and deliver detailed product data, and needs only a simple product URL to begin. Customers use the E-commerce API to:
  • Aggregate and compare product data between marketplaces
  • Monitor changes in a product's price over time
  • Compare product information across locations, time, or other variables
  • Collect product reviews for sentiment analysis
  • and more!


The E-commerce API is designed to provide fast yet granular access to product data and supports:


Nimble API comes with several flexible pricing plans, all of which share the following benefits:
  • Pay per success - only successful requests are billed.
  • Auto-renewal - plans can optionally renew automatically so your pipelines are never interrupted.
  • Product universality - all of Nimble's plans enable access to all of our products.
For detailed pricing information, see our pricing page.

Getting started

To use Nimble API, you'll first need a Nimble account. If you don’t already have an account, our sales team would love to help you get started!
Once your account is ready to go, authenticating your account with Nimble API is simple!
Nimble API uses Basic access authentication on every request. Use your Nimble Admin API credentials to generate a base64 hashed token before making requests. Your account manager will provide you with your credentials when your account is opened.
To generate an authentication token, use the following syntax:
Basic base64(username:password)
The resulting token is applied to the header of every request in the following form:
curl --location --request POST '' \
--header 'Authorization: Basic [your authentication token]' \
--header 'Content-Type: application/json' \
--data-raw '{ ....

Need help?

This document provides a detailed walkthrough of the usage and capabilities of the E-commerce API. If you have any questions that are not answered here, please let us know by dropping us a line on Slack, sending us a message through our website, or directly through our email at [email protected].