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Episerver Commerce iconCreating an order-level promotion (Legacy)

An order-level promotionCommerce: A way to apply a discount to 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 discountCommerce: A deduction applied to an online purchase, typically implemented as part of a marketing campaign. The discount might apply to items, shipping costs, total order amount and so on. 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 cartCommerce: A collection of products selected by a website customer, with the intention of completing a purchase. Also known as a 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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