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Creating an order-level promotion

An order-level promotionA way to apply a discount to the products, order totals, or shipping; a marketing tool used to increase sales of certain products or product lines. A promotion is associated with a campaign. is a discountA value that is subtracted from the list price. applied if the overall order satisfies the conditions specified by the promotion.

Episerver provides the following order-level promotion types, which are available in the Promotion Type field when you create a promotion:

  • Order: Buy X, get N quantity of Y at a discount
  • Order: Sub Total Volume Discount. If the order subtotal minimum is met, then the customer receives the discount.
  • Build Your Own Discount. You can create a custom order-level promotion based on a range of purchase conditions and rewards (similar to creating a custom catalog entry discount).

The following examples show how to create each type of promotion.

Example: Buy X, get N quantity of Y at a discount

The following promotion lets a customer buy a designated number of items at a reduced price.

  • Entry X variation. Select an entry and click add variation.
  • Select catalog entry Y. Select an entry. Entries are discounted based on the Purchase Conditions.
  • Max quantity Y for the maximum number of Y entries eligible for a discount.
  • Amount. Enter a value and select whether the value is Percentage Based or Value Based (fixed price discount).

Example: Order Sub Total Volume Discount

  • Minimum order amount. Enter the order amount. For example, if you set it to $200, then the customer must have $200 or more in his shopping cart to qualify for the discount.
  • Amount. Enter a value and select whether the value is Percentage Based or Value Based (fixed price discount).

Example: Build Your Own Discount

Like a custom catalog entry discount, you can create you own custom order-level discount based on a list of Purchase Conditions and Rewards as shown in the following image which shows how to create a promotion that gives 20% off for a shopping cartA collection of products selected by a website shopper, with the intention of completing a buying procedure. Also called shopping cart or basket. subtotal of $100 or more. The discount appears on the shopping cart on front-end public site.

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