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Example - Applying volume discounts on a selected product

This example demonstrates how to apply multiple volume discounts on a selected product. The example uses the sample E-commerce Site.

The Nike Race Day T-shirt has three volume discount levels that reduce the price of the product items by a specified percentage, if purchased in appropriate amounts.

Selecting the product

First, you need to select the product to which the system applies volume discounts if purchased in appropriate amounts.

  1. Open the Products application.

  2. Select Clothing -> T-shirts in the product sections tree.

  3. Edit () the Nike Race Day T-shirt.

  4. Switch to the Advanced -> Volume discounts tab.
    Viewing product details - Volume discounts tab

Now you can add volume discounts to the product.

On this page

Adding volume discounts to the product

Add three volume discounts to the currently edited T-shirt to set up multiple volume discount levels for the product.

  1. Click New volume discount.                

  2. Enter the following values for the first volume discount's properties:

    • Minimum quantity: 3

    • Discount: Percentage
    • Amount: 10
  3. Click Save.

  4. Click the Volume discounts tab to return to the Volume discounts screen.
  5. Enter the following values for the second volume discount's properties:

    • Minimum quantity: 5

    • Discount: Percentage
    • Amount: 15
  6. Click Save.
  7. Click the Volume discounts tab to return to the Volume discounts screen.
  8. Enter the following values for the third volume discount's properties:

    • Minimum quantity: 10

    • Discount: Percentage
    • Amount: 20
  9. Click Save.

The system sets up three volume discount levels for the T-shirt by adding to the product three volume discounts. If customers add an appropriate amount of the T-shirts to their shopping carts, the system automatically applies the corresponding volume discount.

Configuring multiple volume discount levels

Applying the volume discounts

While editing an existing order in the administration interface

  1. Open the Orders application.
  2. Edit () the selected order.
  3. Switch to the Items tab.

  4. Add three Nike Race Day T-shirts.

    1. Click Add item.

      • The system opens the Add order items dialog.

    2. Select the Nike Race Day T-shirt.

      Click the name of the product leaving the Quantity field empty. The system opens the Add order items dialog with the product details displayed.

      The system behaves like this because the product has product options.

    3. Specify the amount of product items:
      • Units: 3
    4. Click Add to cart.

      • The system applies the volume discount from the lowest discount level (10%) and recalculates the order.
        Viewing order items in the administration interface

The volume discount is included in the displayed Unit price. If you view the Price detail (), you can see a detailed summary of all applied discounts.

If you now click OK, the system saves the order with the volume discount applied.

While shopping on the live site

  1. View the live site.
  2. Select Clothing -> T-shirts in the on-line store's main menu.

    • The system displays a list of all T-shirts offered in the store.

  3. Click Add to cart in the Nike Race Day section.

    The product has product options. That's why the system now displays the product's details page.

    Here you can specify the amount of product items.

  4. Enter 25 for the amount of product items.

    Specifying the amount of product items
                 

  5. Click Add to cart again.

    • The system displays the content of your shopping cart with the volume discount from the highest discount level (20%) applied.
      Viewing the product price detail

If you now click Check out, you can continue in the checkout process.


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