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Buy X Get Y Free

This example shows how to set up a shopping cart price rule for a “Buy X, Get Y Free”
promotion. The format of the discount is as follows:

Buy X quantity of product, get Y quantity for free.

Process Overview:
Step 1: Create a Shopping Cart Price Rule
Step 2: Define the Conditions
Step 3: Define the Actions
Step 4: Complete the Label
Step 5: Apply the Rule

Step 1: Create a Shopping Cart Price Rule

Complete Step 1 of the shopping cart price rule instructions to create a shopping cart rule with
the general information.

Step 2: Define the Conditions

Complete Step 2 of the shopping cart instructions to define the conditions for the price rule.
The conditions can be triggered by purchasing a specific product, making a purchase of a
certain amount, or any other scenario.

Step 3: Define the Actions

1. In the panel on the left, select Actions. Then, do the following:
a. Set Apply to “Buy X get Y free (discount amount is Y).”
b. Set Discount Amount to 1. This is the quantity the customer will receive for free.
c. To limit the number of discounts that can be applied when the condition is met, enter the
number in the Maximum Qty Discount is Applied To field. For example, enter “1” to
discount only one item.
d. In the Discount Qty Step (Buy X) field, enter the quantity that the customer must
purchase to qualify for the discount.

2. Click the Save and Continue Edit button. Then, complete the rest of the rule as needed.

Step 4: Complete the Label

Complete Step 4 of the shopping cart price rule instructions to enter the label that appears
during checkout.

Step 5: Apply the Rule

1. When complete, click the Save Rule button.
2. When you create a new price rule, it might take an hour or so for it to become available. Allow
enough time for it to get into the system. Then, test the rule to make sure that it works
correctly. Unless otherwise specified, price rules are automatically processed with other system
rules each night.

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