Import Manager allows users to schedule imports. If you schedule import of a given template, it would execute at this time.
You can schedule imports only for following file sources: URL, Server folder or file, FTP, SFTP, FTPS.
You can set up automatic exports from other software solutions that you use for e-commerce and enable scheduled imports in Import Manager. So, if you add a product in other place, it would automatically import to nopCommerce.
This tool provides endless spectrum of automation that you can perform.
In order to schedule an import you should go to Scedule Settings tab of your import template.
Schedule Settings tab
Select times and weekdays that you would like your import to run, and click Save
Now your import will run automatically at the given time and day