How do I create and run 'buy 'X' and get 'Y' free' type of promotions at my web store?

  • Note:
  • You have already learned about how to add a 'cart promotion'.
    Please Refer: Add a Cart Promotion

  • For defining the rules of a 'cart promotion' in a right way that works for you, a lot of trial and error is required. So, let's find few examples of cart promotions for better understanding.

  • As the procedure for adding a cart promotion is already explained in the Add a Cart Promotionhere we will discuss the respective promotions through the screenshots only.

  • Note: These examples are only for understanding the 'cart Promotions'. There are many more scenarios in which you can run cart promotions as per your business need. All you need is a better creativity.
  • Here if a customer purchases 'X' product, the customer gets 'Y' product (i.e. X and Y are not same products) as a free product.
  • So, let's configure this type of promotions as mentioned below:


Note: The following screenshots depict the promotion step by step:

Rule Information:


  Create Cart Promotion

  • Please note that the 'Is Repetitive' option is selected as 'Yes' and the 'Allow Further Promotions'? option is selected as 'No' here.
    • Note: Please refer Add a Cart Promotion for configuring the rest of fields in the 'Rule Information'.


Conditions:

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Actions:


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Actions Conditions:


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  • Note: In this case, when the user updates the cart with 1 qty. of HP COMPAQ NX6310 RF022PA Laptop SKU, the Special Offer(s) section will be displayed on the cart page. When the user clicks on the Avail Offer link in the Special Offer(s) section, a popup will be opened displaying the free product. The user needs to add the free product from the popup.
  • However, you can also configure for adding the free product (i.e. MICROMAX Q3 Dual Handsets) directly to cart without showing the popup when 'HP COMPAQ NX6310 RF022PA Laptop' is added to cart as explained below:
  • Click the Settings module, click (or mouse over) the Application Settings tab and select the Store Settings. You will be navigated to Settings > Application Settings > Store Settings page as shown in the figure.
  • Navigate down to the Display Cart Showcase section and do the following configuration as displayed in the screenshot.


  Create Cart Promotion

  • When the user updates the cart with 1 qty. of HP COMPAQ NX6310 RF022PA Laptop SKU, the free product (i.e. MICROMAX Q3 Dual Handsets) will be directly added to the cart without showing the popup.


  Create Cart Promotion

  • Here, as the 'Is Repetitive' option is selected as Yes, when the user updates the cart with 2 qty. of HP COMPAQ NX6310 RF022PA Laptop SKU, the quantity of the free product (i.e. MICROMAX Q3 Dual Handsets) will be automatically incremented to 2 in the cart itself.


  Create Cart Promotion

  • The quantity of the free product will be directly updated as per the quantity of main product.
  • Note: If the 'Is Repetitive' option is selected as 'No', the discounts will be applied as follows:
    • When 1 qty. of HP COMPAQ NX6310 RF022PA Laptop added to the Cart, 1 qty. of 'MICROMAX Q3 Dual Handsets' will be directly added to cart;
    • When 2 qty. or more of HP COMPAQ NX6310 RF022PA Laptop added to the cart, not even a single qty. of 'MICROMAX Q3 Dual Handsets' will be added directly to cart. And the Special Offer(s) section also not visible in cart page.