What are volume discounts?

Volume discounts provide a way for you to offer discounts on products and/or sub products when a customer buys in bulk. For example, you could create a volume discount that gives customers 5% off the price of t-shirts if they buy 10 or more.

Volume discounts can be applied for different Pricing tiers and/or Currencies and the discounts can be a percentage reduction, a price reduction or a fixed price.

How do I add a product volume discount?

  1. Go to Commerce > Products > Product.

  2. Find the product you are looking for and click it.

  3. Click the Volume discounts tab.

  4. Click the Add button to the right of the Volume discounts heading.

  5. Select a Pricing tier from the drop-down menu.

  6. Select a Currency from the drop-down menu.

  7. Enter a Minimum quantity.

  8. Tick a Type (Percentage off, Amount off or Fixed price).

  9. Enter an amount for the selected Type.

  10. Click the Add button.

How do I edit a product volume discount?

  1. Go to Commerce > Products > Product.

  2. Find the product you are looking for and click it.

  3. Click the Volume discounts tab.

  4. Find the volume discount you are looking for and click the Edit button in the Options column.

  5. Edit the volume discount's details.

  6. Click the Update button.

How do I delete a product volume discount?

  1. Go to Commerce > Products > Product.

  2. Find the product you are looking for and click it.

  3. Click the Volume discounts tab.

  4. Find the volume discount you are looking for and click the Delete button in the Options column.

  5. Click the Delete button.

How do I add a sub product volume discount?

  1. Go to Commerce > Products > Product.

  2. Find the product you are looking for and click it.

  3. Click the Sub products tab.

  4. Find the sub product you are looking for and click it.

  5. Click the Volume discounts tab.

  6. Click the Add button to the right of the Volume discounts heading.

  7. Select a Pricing tier from the drop-down menu.

  8. Select a Currency from the drop-down menu.

  9. Enter a Minimum quantity.

  10. Tick a Type (Percentage off, Amount off or Fixed price).

  11. Enter an amount for the selected Type.

  12. Click the Add button.

How do I edit a sub product volume discount?

  1. Go to Commerce > Products > Product.

  2. Find the product you are looking for and click it.

  3. Click the Sub products tab.

  4. Find the sub product you are looking for and click it.

  5. Click the Volume discounts tab.

  6. Find the volume discount you are looking for and click the Edit button in the Options column.

  7. Edit the volume discount's details.

  8. Click the Update button.

How do I delete a sub product volume discount?

  1. Go to Commerce > Products > Product.

  2. Find the product you are looking for and click it.

  3. Click the Sub products tab.

  4. Find the sub product you are looking for and click it.

  5. Click the Volume discounts tab.

  6. Find the volume discount you are looking for and click the Delete button in the Options column.

  7. Click the Delete button.

Do sub products inherit volume discounts from the product?

Yes. If you have volume discounts against the product, then it's sub products will inherit them. A few things to note:

  • If you have a sub product volume discount with the same criteria (min quantity, pricing tier and currency) it'll override the product one.

  • If you're using a 'percentage off' or 'amount off', then it'll be applied to the sub product base price, not the product base price.

  • The quantity for volume discounts are calculated per sub product, not against the product. i.e. if the customer adds 2 x green medium t-shirts and 1 x green large t-shirt, it won't think the quantity is 3, it'll calculate the volume discounts separately for quantities of 2 and 1 respectively.

What if the customer has a contract price?

If a volume discount applies, and it's cheaper, it'll override the contract price

Can I import volume discounts?

Not currently.

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