Wholesale Module : #
Wholesale Module lets your vendors set the wholesale price and quantity for their wholesale customers.
System Requirements : #
- WooCommerce 3.0 or higher
- MultiVendorX Pro
Configuring Wholesale Module #
In order to get to the settings of the newly activated module, you will need to go to the MultiVendorX >> Module >> Wholesale
Here, you will find 3 settings for the module. They are:
- Who can see the wholesale price
- Show wholesale price on shop archive
- Need approval for customer
1. Who can see the wholesale price
You can use this option to enable your vendors to restrict the set wholesale price to his / her customers.
If you turn on this option your vendor can restrict their users from viewing the wholesale price. You can configure this settings in two ways:
- Display wholesale price to all users: When you enable this option, every user of a vendor’s store can see the wholesale price.
- Display wholesale price to the wholesale customer only: When you turn this option on, only the wholesale customers of a vendor can view the wholesale price.
2. Show Wholesale Price on Shop Archive
When you tick check this option, the wholesale price of a product will be shown from the vendor’s shop archive. Unlike the variable products, this option only works for simple products. Here is a screenshot taken from the vendor’s shop archive.
3. Need approval for customers
If you enable this option by selecting ‘Yes‘, then you can moderate the customer’s request on becoming a wholesale customer.
Vendor Settings/Configuration #
For Existing Product #
The vendors can configure the wholesale pricing for the simple products and for the digital products as well. To set the wholesale price for a product, the vendors will have to go to the edit page of that product.
To do so, the vendor has to navigate to the Vendor Dashboard → Products → Select a Product → Edit Product → Wholesale Options.
In order to use this option, the vendor must check the “Enable wholesale for this product“. After that, he or she has to set the “Wholesale Price” and the “Minimum Quantity for Wholesale“.
Setting Wholesale Price for a Variable Product #
If the vendor wants to set the “Wholesale Price” and the “Minimum Quantity for Wholesale” for a variable product then he or she must set them for each variation.
Say, for example, the vendor may have a product with variations such as Large Green, Large Red, Small Green, Small Red etc.
For each of these variations, the vendor has to set the “Regular Price” and the “Wholesale Price” with the number of “Minimum Quantity for Wholesale“. See the screenshot below:
Setting Wholesale Price for a New Product #
For Simple Product
For configuring the Wholesale option for a new product the vendor has to go to the Dashboard/Vendor Dashboard → Products → Add New Product → Create Product → Wholesale Options → Check the Wholesale for this product.
After enabling set the wholesale price and quantity.
For Variable Product
For configuring the MultiVendorX Wholesale option for a new variable product the vendor has to go to the Dashboard/Vendor Dashboard → Products → Add New Product → Create Product → Create Variable Product → Wholesale Options → Check the Wholesale for this product.
How to Apply for Becoming a Wholesale Customer #
To apply for becoming a wholesale customer, a customer has to go to his/her my account page, and then apply for becoming a wholesale customer.
Note : If you set the “Need approval for customer” to ‘No’ then, this customer will automatically become a wholesale customer. Otherwise, the customer will have to wait for the admin approval.
A Wholesale Customer’s View from the Frontend #
For a simple product, the customer will be able to see both the “Wholesale Price” and the “Minimum Quantity for Wholesale”.
For a variable product, the customers will be able to see the pricing and the minimum quantity like below: