Pricing Rules

Introduction

This page explains the pricing rules that our software and any third-party software that uses our product data should use to calculate base prices and discount prices of products, where applicable.

The most important rule of pricing rules is that they do not stack. That means that if a product or relation receives a discount through multiple methods, only the method that produces the highest discount will be used.

There are two steps to determining the end price of an article.

  1. Determining the base price
  2. Determining the discount that is applied to the base price

Contents

There are x methods for defining a base price for specific articles and relations.

  1. These will be added here later, but they are already mentioned in the flowchart.

There are three methods for defining discounts for specific articles and relations.

  1. Method #1 discountPercentage
  2. Method #2 salesPriceList
  3. Method #3 priceGroupList

Want to know which price to apply? Follow the flow chart to determine the right end price.

Method #1 discountPercentage in relations

The discountPercentage parameter of the relation object defines a percentage of discount that this relation receives over every product ordered.

Method #2 salesPriceList in articles

The salesPriceList parameter of the article object can contain a list of sales prices that contain the following parameters:

Method #3 priceGroupList in articles combined with priceGroupNumber in relations

The priceGroupList parameter of the article object can contain a list of price groups that contain the following parameters:

Flowchart Determining base price

Flowchart for determining base price

Flowchart Determining discount

Flowchart for determining discount