Pro Bulk Discounts

The Bulk Discounts module allows you to offer quantity-based discounts if a customer buys multiple items of the same product.

You can create both percentage and fixed discounts and offer more than one discount for the same product (if you want to). The bulk discount banners will show up on your WooCommerce product pages.

In the screenshot below, you can see an example of Merchant Pro’s Bulk Discounts module. It offers two discount tiers: customers get a fixed $2.00 discount if they buy at least three items and a 25% discount if they buy at least five:

Frontend view of the Volume Discounts module on a WooCommerce product page

You only need to define your discount goal, and Merchant Pro takes care of everything, including:

  • showing the total amount that the customer will save with each discount tier
  • automatically calculating the monetary value of the percentage discount (e.g. the second banner in the above screenshot shows $3.50 instead of 25%)
  • only applying the highest tier (e.g. if a customer buys five items, the first discount tier won’t apply anymore so they won’t get both discounts)
  • deducting the discount from the price and the total amount on the Cart page

In the screenshot below, you can see how the applied bulk discount appears on the Cart page:

Frontend view of the Cart page when the volume discount is applied

Now let’s see how to set up and configure Merchant Pro’s Bulk Discounts module.

1. Open the Bulk Discounts Module

Open your Merchant dashboard by clicking the Merchant menu in the left sidebar of your WordPress admin area.

Find the Boost Revenue section, then click the Bulk Discounts module to open its settings page:

Location of the Volume Discount module in the Merchant dashboard in the WordPress admin area, screenshot

2. Configure the Settings

On the admin page of the Bulk Discounts module, you can find three groups of settings:

  1. Settings – Here, you can choose whether you want to show the bulk discount banners before or after the add-to-cart form on the product page.
  2. Text Formatting Settings – This group of settings allows you to configure the various text strings that show up inside the bulk discount banners and on the Cart page. You can use the {amount} and {discount} variables that automatically pull the Quantity and Discount values from the product options (we’ll see how to set up the product options in Step 4).
  3. Style Settings – These settings let you customize the design of the bulk discount banners, including the font weight and size of the title and the text and background colors of the banner elements.
Settings of Merchant Pro's Volume Discounts module, screenshot

Once the settings are configured, click the Save button in the top-right corner of the page.

3. Enable the Bulk Discounts Module

To activate the module, click the Enable button at the top of the module’s page:

Location of the Enable button on the Volume Discounts module's admin page

4. Create Bulk Discounts for a Product

You can create your bulk discounts on a per-product basis. Once the module is activated, new product options will appear on your WooCommerce product pages.

From the Products > All Products menu of your WordPress admin area, open the admin page of the product you want to add the bulk discounts to.

Then, scroll down to the Merchant Product Options section, and open the Bulk Discounts tab. Click the Add New Tier button to add a new discount tier to the product:

Volume Discounts options in the admin interface of a WooCommerce product page.

You can choose whether you want to create a fixed or a percentage discount. Fill in the Quantity and Discount fields of each discount tier.

Once you have created all the discount tiers you want to add to the product, scroll back to the top of the page, click the Preview Changes button, and if everything looks as expected, hit the Update button to make the changes live.