How to Create Cart-Level Discounts in Bigcommerce?

How to Create Cart-Level Discounts in Bigcommerce?

Create Cart-Level Discounts in Bigcommerce

Bigcommerce allows cart-level discounts depending on certain criteria of customer’s shopping cart like if the customer is first–time buyer, met a certain order amount or if he/she has selected a particular brand.

Types of Cart-Level Discounts:

  1. Free Shipping Discount
  • If a customer purchase “x” units of product “Y”, he gets free shipping to specific shipping zones.
  • On an order of X USD, get free shipping to specific shipping zones.

  1. Product Discount
  • If a customer buys one item he gets another similar item free.
  • If a customer buys one item he gets some other item free.
  • If a customer buys “X” units of Product A, he gets “Y” units of product B.

  1. Order discounts
  • If a customer applies certain amount or % discount to the order subtotal, on orders of X USD or more
  • If a customer applies certain amount or % discount to the order subtotal, based on the order value
  • A tiered discount can be applied to the products based on the quantity of items ordered within one or more categories.
  • It can be like order at least X USD, get one unit of Product Y for some amount or % off.
  • Or, Order at least X USD, get Y% off (one or all) unit(s) of the (least or most) expensive item(s) in the cart (e.g. Order at least $100, get 20% off the least expensive item in the cart).

  1. Category Discounts
  • In this category, you get amount or % off all items in one or more category.
  • If a customer buys “x” Units in category A, he gets Y additional units’ in the same category free.

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  1. Customer Discounts
  • “X” USD or x% of discount for repeat customers (only for those who have registered accounts)

  1. Brand discounts
  • Sellers can apply certain amount of discounts or % discount to each item in one or more brands (can exclude certain brands).

Cart-level discounts creations:

  1. Click on Create a discount rule.
  2. Enter a Rule Name – This is for seller’s own record.

enter rule name for cart level discounts in bigcommerce

  1. Select a Rule type – This is to mention which category does your discount rule will be applicable. You can also mention discount on products with options/SKUs

select rule type for cart level discounts in bigcommerce

  1. Select All customers or group of customers – this will specify which group of customer can avail the discount rule.

select all customers for cart level discounts

  1. Choose the rule’s Duration -this to specify a start and end date and time for your discount to run.

rule duration in cart level discounts in bigcommerce

  1. Limit the discount usage to a certain number of customers. Make this discount rule inactive after X uses — refers to total uses, not uses per customer.
  1. Hit this to make your discount rule work.

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