How do I create and run 'buy 'X' and get 2 qty of 'Y' product 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 2 qty. of 'Y' product (i.e. X and Y are not same products) as free.

    • Note: Here, the free product is a single product in 2 qty.
  • 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 'Yes' and the 'Allow Further Promotions'? option is '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 a free product (i.e. MICROMAX Q3 Dual Handset) directly to the cart without showing the popup when 'HP COMPAQ NX6310 RF022PA Laptop' is added to the cart as explained below:
  • Click the Settings module, click (or mouse over) the Application Settings tab and select the Store Settings option. You will be navigated to the Settings > Application Settings > Store Settings page as shown in the figure.
  • Navigate to the Display Cart Showcase section and do the following configuration as displayed in the screenshot.


  Create Cart Promotion

  • So, now 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) of 2 qty. will be added directly 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 Handset) will also be automatically incremented to 4 in the cart itself.


  Create Cart Promotion

  • The quantity of the free product will be updated directly as per the quantity of the 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, 2 qty. of 'MICROMAX Q3 Dual Handsets' will be added directly to cart;
    • When 2 or more qty. of HP COMPAQ NX6310 RF022PA Laptop added to the cart, not even 2 qty. of 'MICROMAX Q3 Dual Handsets' will be added directly to the cart. And the Special Offer(s) section also not visible in cart page.