Upgraded to Magento ver. 184.108.40.206-beta1 - the issue still persists. However, there is a workaround now… You can create a new import profile just for images and bring them in separately. To do so follow the steps below:
As long as the product is already imported the image CSV can just have a sku, image, thumbnail, small_image fields.
If the product does not exist, you’ll get an error on that line.
Hope this helps someone.
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