[ic] Bundling and quantity discounts with matrix options
joshua at kingdomdesign.com
Mon Dec 8 18:42:56 EST 2003
On Monday, December 8, 2003, at 08:23 AM, Jamie Neil wrote:
> Hi all,
> One of my customers wants to do 3 for the price of 2 type offers on
> some of their products. No problem I say, we can use quantity
> discounting: set the base price to £10/item, set q3 to £6.666/item,
> and hey presto 2 widgets cost £20 and 3 widgets cost £20 as well!
> The problem is, it doesn't work when you take matrix options into
> account: 3 red widgets cost £20, but 1 red widget and 2 green widgets
> cost £30 (different skus).
> Can anyone suggest a solution? I'm thinking that some kind of product
> bundling mechanism is required (which is also on my customer's wish
> list), but I'm not sure how to tackle it at the moment.
> Jamie Neil | <jamie at versado.net> | 0870 7777 454
> Versado I.T. Services Ltd. | http://versado.net/ | 0845 450 1254
Sounds like you need to use price groups. There's a field for this when
you edit pricing in the UI, but I had to edit pricing.txt to get mine
to work properly.
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