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Discounting By Quantity Purchased (Kits)

Kits are used to sell specific products that are bundled together using a single SKU. For example, configure a kit if the customer is required to buy the advertised quantity of product (e.g. buy one, get one half price).

When a kit is sold, only the discounted products display on the customer’s receipt.

Create kit SKU

  1. From the Ascend Desktop, select the View menu > Kits.

  2. On the toolbar, click the Add button. The Add Kit dialog box displays.

  3. In the Description field, enter a description for the bundled products.
    Note: This name does not display receipts, so make it something meaningful to your employees.
  4. A SKU is automatically generated based on the entered description, but can be overwritten.
    Note: Enter an easy to remember value in the SKU field, e.g. 2FOR1SOCK. Kits cannot be searched by description.
  5. (optional) Click the Print Barcode button to generate a product label for scanning.
  6. Click the Save button.

Add products to kit

  1. In the upper pane, select the kit's name.
  2. In the lower pane, click the Add button (on the toolbar). The Add Kit Item dialog box displays.

  3. In the In-Store Product field, search for the product by description, SKU, or UPC.
  4. Click the Search button. Results matching the search display.
  5. From the results, select the product that should be included in the kit.
  6. In the Price field, enter the price of each item, as it should be sold in the kit.
    Note: The price of all items and their quantities in the kit are used to determine the total price of kit.
  7. In the Quantity field, enter the number of products that are sold in the kit.
  8. Click the Save button.

Example 1: Three pairs of socks for the price of two pairs

The price of two pairs is $21.98 (regular price=$10.99 x 2).

To achieve the sale price of $21.98, use this kit configuration:

  • Kit Item 1: Quantity of 1, price of $7.32
  • Kit Item 2: Quantity of 2, price of $7.33

Example 2: Buy one pair of socks and get a second for half price

The price of one pair is $10.99.

To achieve the sale price of $16.50, use Quantity 2, price $8.25.

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