You can follow the blow steps to create the promotion
- Go to Merchandising > Promotions
- From the Promotions list click on New Promotion
- Select promotion type
Promotion Type Description Value Discount Simple promotion offering % or a fixed ££s discount Buy 1 Get 1 Free BOGOF promotion Buy X cheapest free Buy x number of units and get the cheapest one free X For y Fixed price X number of products for a fixed price. i.e. 2 products for a fixed price. Spend more than ££s get 1 X Free spend more than ££s get X units free But X Get 50 Percent Off on Y Buy x units get % off Category Wise Use one promotion to offer different % or ££s category wise. for eg, 1 promo code, user gets 10% discount on T-shirts, but 20% discount on jeans. Tiered Get 10% off when you spend £100, get 20% off when you spend £200, get 30% off when you spend £300 Shipping promo Shipping promotion - free shipping over a threshold, etc. Service Charge Reverse promotion to charge for a specific service offered for specific products or order types Subscription Signup Promotion to offer free signup for new subscribers for subscription orders. Subscription GWP Promotion to offer any month / year free during the subscription
- Fill out the required details as given and click on Save.
Promotion Info Sections
The platform provides different sections to manage the promotion information
This section includes the basic information about the promotion, see field description for more details.
|Display Name||Text||Yes||The Promotion Name should be carefully considered, so it is clear for what the promotion is being used and the benefits that it will bring i.e. October Happy Hour 20% off Everything 7–9 pm tonight.|
|Coupon Code||String||Yes||The promotion code itself, is the code customers will enter, to obtain the promotion, if the Auto-Apply function is not being used. So it is a good idea to make the code short and easy to remember i.e. HSBC10 for HSBC 10 % campaign.|
|Applied At||Options||Yes||Applied at Header or Line level.|
Order Level - Any Promotion where the offer applies to the Order and not to a specific Product Line e.g. £10 Off, where there are no qualifiers against a product.
Line Level - The Promotion would be at Product Line Level, if tied to a Product or Products e.g. £10 Off Joop WOW Eau de Toilette 100ml, another example of a Product Line Promotion would be a BOGOF.
|Use with other code||Options||Yes||BetterCommerce runs promotions through a traffic light system, Red promotions CANNOT be used in conjunction with other promotions. The system will not allow the redemption of two red promotions at the same time. If a customer manually adds a Red promotion to the Basket an Auto Apply Red promotion will not be added by the system.|
Amber promotions cannot be used in conjunction with other Amber promotions, however a Green promotion, if Active and meeting all the qualifiers, may be applied at the same time.
Green promotion may be used in conjunction with other Green promotions, if they are both Active at the same time and both meet all the qualifiers. A Green promotion may also be used in conjunction with an Amber promotion.
|Promotion Group||List||No||Selecting a group can be important for reporting which gives us an overview of which group is working well.|
|Auto Apply||Boolean||No||If checked, the promotions automatically gets applied when the basket qualifies for it without having the customers to apply a promo code.|
|No||On product listing and detail page you can configure a badge display with custom text that this product has an ongoing discount.|
|Allow Anonymous Users||Boolean||No||Promo code allowed for all users, logged in or guest user|
|Exclude Markdown Products (where list price > sell price)||Boolean||No||If true, this promo excludes the products which are already marked down. i.e List Price > Sell Price.|
This section is specific to the promotion type selected:
- Value Discount
- Buy 1 Get 1 Free
- Buy X cheapest free
- X For y Fixed price
- Spend more than ££s get 1 X Free
- But X Get 50 % off on Y
- Category Wise
- Shipping promo
- Service Charge
- Subscription Signup
- Subscription GWP
Promotion data set is the items on which the specific promotion can be applied. The platform provides capability to include / exclude products based on Products (ProductCode or StockCode level), Brands, Sub Brands, Categories and Item Groups. You can upload stock codes (specific variants), product codes in bulk to make it easier for yourself.
Exclude data set is typically useful when you want to run a site-wide promotion but exclude specific products.
Include data set is typically useful when you want to run promotion on selected products only.
You can also configure the qualification criteria based on the order value or volume
|Active||Boolean||Yes||True/False value whether a promo code is valid at the time of use.|
|One Time Only||Boolean||No||If set then the promo code can only be used once by any one of the user|
|One Time For All||Boolean||No||If set then the promo code can be used once but everyone can use it only once.|
|Select Date Range||Date||Yes||Date range till the promo is valid|
|Is Taxable||Boolean||No||If TRUE then discount would be included in tax calculation|
|Price Includes tax||Boolean||No||If TRUE which means discounted amount already includes tax.set then discount would be include in tax calculation|
|Channels||Option||Yes||Different mode of channels can be selected for a promo code example App, Web, Store, Phone|
|String||No||List of customers eligible to use promo code are added here|
|Excluded Customers||Sting||No||List of customers non-|