Variant Quantity Discounts

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SmithCart supports the ability to apply Product Variant Quantity Discounts. Product Variant Quantity Discounts allow you to discount bulk purchases of Product Variants based on the total quantity of a Product Variants in the cart. When Variant Quantity Discounts are enabled, the discount will applied is based on the total quantity of a Product in the cart. The discount will be applied to the Order at the Product level.

For more Discount options, please see the Discounts KB article.

The following steps are required to configure Variant Quantity Discounts:

Step 1 – Enabling Product Discount

To enable Variant Quantity Discounts in your store, navigate to the BuyNow module and select Discounts / Member Pricing under the Marketing section of the Store Admin Menu:

Select the option titled Enable Product Quantity Discounts as depicted in the following screenshot:


Step 2 – Variant Quantity Discounts Setup

The Variant Quantity Discounts Setup screen allows you to set how a discount is applied based on the values specified in the Quantity From and Quantity fields. The discount will only apply when the total unit quantity of a Product added to the Cart is within the defined quantity range.

To access the Variant Quantity Discounts Setup management screen, navigate to the Manage Product Variants screen of the Product the discount will be applied to and select the Variant Quantity Discounts tab as depicted in the following screenshot.

After selecting the Variant Quantity Discounts submenu option, the following screen will be displayed:

To add a Variant Quantity Discounts, click the Add Quantity Discounts button and the following screen will be displayed:

The following settings are available to be configured for Variant Quantity Discounts:

Display Label – Enter a label to be displayed to the user in the Variant Quantity Discounts grid on the product listing and product details pages. For example, you could enter 1-10 for a quantity range of 1 to 10. For quantity discounts over a quantity of 20 you could enter 20+.

Quantity From – The starting quantity range that you want to offer the discounted price on.

Quantity To – The ending quantity range that you want to offer the discounted price on.

Adjustment Type – Select the adjustment type. The following three Adjustment Types are supported:

  • Absolute Price - The absolute price to charge for the product quantity range entered. The absolute price will override the unit cost defined for the product. Enter price without the currency sign.
  • Price Adjustment - Enter a price adjustment to adjust the unit cost of the product. Price adjustments can be entered as positive or negative amounts. Enter price adjustment without the currency sign.
  • Percent Adjustment - Enter a percentage to adjust the unit cost of the product. Percent adjustments can be entered as positive or negatives. Enter the percent adjustment without the percent sign.

Discount – Enter the discount to the product price you want based on the quantity range defined.

Member Role – Choose a role from the dropdown list that you want to assign the quantity range to. When a user is logged in and they are a member of the DNN role that has been assigned the price will be adjusted as defined.

Enter the Variant Quantity Discounts information then click the Add Qty Discount button to save. Click the Cancel button to cancel.


Step 3 – Variant Quantity Discount Product Details Setup

The product details module has the following optional fields that can be setup to work with product variant quantity discounts:

  • Show Summary Price - Enable this setting to display the total price of the product

    For Example: Total Price = Unit Cost * Quantity

  • Quantity Options – Controls if the Quantity is displayed as a textbox or dropdown.

To configure the product details page, go to your Product Details page and while in Edit Mode hover your mouse over the gear icon at the top right of the Product Details module container and choose Settings.

Next, click the Smith Product Detail Settings tab as depicted in the following screenshot:

The following screen will be displayed:

Show Summary Price – Check this box to display the total price of the product in additional to the unit cost that is normally displayed on the product details page.

The calculation for the total price field is as follows:

Total Price = Unit Cost * Quantity

When “Show Summary Price” is checked the total price is displayed as depicted in the following screenshot:

Quantity Options – Select the radio button option to display quantity as a textbox or dropdown list.

  • Show Quantity Textbox – Displays a textbox for the user to enter the quantity of product they wish to order

  • Show Quantity Dropdown List – Displays a dropdown list to the user to select the quantity they wish to order.

    Note: To change the values in the quantity dropdown, edit the Product Details Page Template accessed via the Page Templates section of the Store Admin Menu