Mix and Match Discounts in Dynamics AX 2012

Retail generally has a large amount of discount scenarios of each of which must be catered to through Dynamics AX 2012. One of our customers was looking to apply some discounts that needed to be mapped in the system as well. I have mentioned a scenario that I faced and the solutions I came up with this

Scenario:

Case 1:  Buy 1 item 000004 and get 1 item 000016 free throughout the year. And these items can sell separately too with their respective prices

Case 2: 10% discounts to all products in spring season.

(In spring season both discount cases need to be apply)

Solutions:

Case 1 Buy one Item 000004 and get item 000016 free

Step 1: Go to Retail > Common > pricing and discounts

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Step 2 Create New Discount

Step 3: In price/ Discount Tab go to Line Spec

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Step 4: In lines; I have selected the item 000004 with 0.00% Discount and for item 000016 I have mentioned 100% discount as this item is going to be free with the item 000004 ( this will be apply through out the year)

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But problem occurs when the we have spring discount (CASE 2) also Applying In item 000004 and 000016 so what I did is; in item 000004 I have mention discount 10% in lines, if I don’t mention 10% discount over here then Case 2 will be not apply for 10% discount on item 000004 while 000016 Item has been taken at 100% discount as it is going to be free with 000004 item

 

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Step 6 : Change the Status

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CASE 2: Get 10% discount on all products in Spring Season

Step1: Go to Retail > Common > pricing and discounts > Discounts

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Step 2: Create New Discount

Step 3: Select Retail Price Group and in Concurrency select Compounded from Top Down list

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Step 3: Select Discount 10%

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Step 4: Select Validation period

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Step 5: In lines select products which you want to apply 10% discount

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Step 6: Change the Status

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Now run the discount JOB and Check POS Applying both discounts in spring season

 

About the author

Manisha, an Associate Business Analyst, is a cheerful personality ready to tackle any challenge thrown her way. A CIMA finalist, her areas of interest range from Finance to Retail and she is interested in creating a fine name for herself in the field of consultancy for Microsoft Dynamics AX. Other than working, her passions include exploring new places, reading, travelling and spending time watching movies.

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