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Sales prices and price calculation

Prices are an important topic for any business. Sales prices are managed centrally in plentymarkets. You’ll find this to be advantageous as it makes you much more flexible. You can also have your prices calculated automatically.

This video gives you a playful introduction to sales prices, price calculations, their settings and your opportunities:

Learn about sales prices in our playful tutorial

1. Sales prices

Sales prices are centrally managed. Customise sales prices to meet your needs. Assign unique names to sales prices and individually link currencies, clients, markets etc. with your sales prices. Then link the sales prices to your variations.

1.1. Creating sales prices

Create any number of sales prices to map the entire range of your prices in plentymarkets.

Creating a sales price:

  1. Go to Setup » Item » Sales prices.

  2. Click on New.
    → The New tab opens.

  3. Carry out the settings. Note Table 1.

  4. Save () the settings.

Table 1. Creating a sales price
Setting Explanation

Subscription int.

This option will be used in the default template Ceres in the future and is currently not in use.
Note: The subscription interval is currently ignored in scheduled subscription orders.

Position

Enter the position number. Sales prices are sorted in ascending order in the Sales prices area of item variations.

Internal name EN

Enter the internal name. The internal name is used in the plentymarkets back end only and is not visible for the customers.

External name EN

Enter the external name. The external name is displayed in your online store.

Minimum quantity

Enter a quantity value. Sales prices with different minimum quantities can be used to create a quantity based graduation of prices in plentymarkets.

Currency

Activate one, several or ALL currencies.

Currency: Live conversion

The standard price will be converted into the currency by means of live conversion and displayed in the store. If you select this option then the system will calculate the prices in the desired currencies. The conversion factors are based on the settings saved in the Setup » Orders » Payment » Currencies menu.

Price type

Activate a price type for the sales price (optional).

  • RRP = Activate if the sales price is a recommended retail price (RRP). If the RRP and another sales price are linked with a variation, the RRP will be displayed in the online store as red strike-through text next to the sales price.
    Note: Prices of the type RRP only serve to visualise the price difference between the RRP and a sales price. Variations cannot be sold at this RRP price.

  • Special offer = Activate to mark the sales price as a special offer. Special offers are used for markets, for example Amazon and real.de.

  • Set price = Activate to mark the sales price as a price for set components.

Display

Activate to display the sales price automatically in the Sales prices area when creating a new item. If this setting is deactivated, the sales price can still be added manually when creating a new item.

Client

Activate one, multiple or ALL clients (shops). The sales price will be linked with the activated clients.

Class

Activate one, multiple or ALL classes. The sales price will be linked with the activated customer classes. The sales price is available for customers of this class only.

Country

Activate one, multiple or ALL countries of delivery. The sales price will be linked with the activated countries.

Referrer

Activate one, multiple or ALL order referrers. The sales price will be linked with the activated referrers.

Amazon accounts

Activate one, multiple or ALL Amazon accounts. The sales price will be linked with the activated accounts. Amazon accounts will be available after linking a Amazon platform under Referrer.

eBay accounts

Activate one, multiple or ALL eBay accounts. The sales price will be linked with the activated accounts. eBay accounts will be available after linking an eBay platform under Referrer.

1.2. Saving the names in multiple languages

After creating a sales price, you can translate the name of the sales price into the required languages.

Translating a sales price:

  1. Go to Setup » Item » Sales prices.

  2. Open the sales price in the Prices tab.

  3. Click on the Language tab.

  4. Enter the internal name in the required languages.

  5. Enter the external name in the required languages.

  6. Save () the settings.

1.3. Searching for sales prices

Use filters to search for sales prices.

Filtering sales prices:

  1. Go to Setup » Item » Sales prices.

  2. Select the Filters. Note Table 2.

  3. Click on Search.
    → All sales prices found will be displayed in the overview.

Table 2. Filtering sales prices
Setting Explanation

Search fields

ID

Enter the ID to search for the sales price with this ID.

Name

Enter the name to search for the sales price with this name.

Minimum quantity

Enter a quantity value to search for the sales price with this quantity.

Filters

Client

Select a client (store) or ALL to search for sales prices for this client.

Class

Select a customer class or ALL to search for sales prices for this class.

Referrer

Select an order referrer or ALL to search for sales prices for this referrer.

Amazon accounts

Select an Amazon account or ALL to search for sales prices for this Amazon account.

eBay accounts

Select an eBay account or ALL to search for sales prices for this eBay account.

Currency

Select a currency or ALL to search for sales prices for this currency.

Language

Select a language or ALL to search for sales prices in this language. English is set by default.

Country

Select a country of delivery or ALL to search for sales prices for this country.

2. Price calculations

Price calculations allow you to customise and graduate prices for different customer classes and referrers. First, you’ll create individual price variations in the menu Setup » Item » Calculation. Then you’ll link the price calculations to variations.

Price calculations will automatically be taken into account for saved prices. Use the variation group function to set up price calculations for multiple item variations at once.

2.1. Creating price calculations

Creating a price calculation:

  1. Go to Setup » Item » Calculation.

  2. Click on New price calculation.
    → The New price calculation window opens.

  3. Enter a name.

  4. Click on Add.
    → The new price calculation opens.

  5. Carry out the settings. Note Table 3.

  6. Save () the settings.

Table 3. Creating a price calculation
Setting Explanation

Settings

Name

Enter a name for the price calculation. The name will be displayed in the Sales prices area in the Settings tab of an item variation.

Price source

Select a price which serves as the basis of the price calculation.

Transportation costs

Activate to add transportation costs to the price source. Enter the transportation costs in the Costs area in the Settings tab of an item variation.

Storage costs

Activate to add storage costs to the price source. Enter the storage costs in the Costs area in the Settings tab of an item variation.

Customs

Activate to add customs to the price source. Enter the customs rate in the Costs area in the Settings tab of an item variation. Customs is entered in percent.

Operating costs

Activate to add operating costs to the price source. Enter the operating costs in the Costs area in the Settings tab of an item variation. Operating costs are entered in percent.

VAT

Activate to add the VAT rate to the price source. Select the VAT rate in the Costs area in the Settings tab of an item variation. The VAT is entered in percent.

Links

Add

Click on Add to create a new link.

Target

Select a price which serves as the target price of the price calculation.

Operator

Select the operator. Plus, Minus, Plus percentage, Minus percentage, Multiplied by and Divided by are available.

Operand

Enter a numerical value.

Client (store)

Select a client (store) to be linked with the price calculation.

Referrer

Select a referrer to be linked with the price calculation.

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