WooCommerce, no doubt works splendidly for all consumer sales. And with plugins and extensions galore, it is possible to incorporate any feature and create almost any type of online store with it.
One such being an exclusive wholesale store or that which caters to both regular and wholesale customers.
Now if you go scouting around for plugins that provide this functionality, you’re bound to get confused as to which one to go for. Why to clutter your site with plugins providing only specific functionalities when you can use a multipurpose one instead? 😀
Curious to know what that plugin is? Read on.
Wholesale Pricing in WooCommerce with Product Enquiry Pro
Retail shop owners always get huge chunks of discounts for bulk purchasing products. And why shouldn’t they? It’s a fair bargain. We always tend to negotiate pricing when we buy products in large quantities. In brick-and-mortar stores the negotiation is verbal or contractual.
But what about online stores? How does negotiation happen on WooCommerce?
In the e-commerce world, negotiation happens using a quotation system.
The Product Enquiry Pro plugin allows you to add a price quotation functionality which lets customers quote for prices.
When activated, PEP bolts on to your existing WooCommerce store giving you the ability to create a simple wholesale store without compromising on your existing retail site or complicating management.
Using Product Enquiry Pro to Create a Wholesale Store
Product Enquiry Pro adds a quote request button on all product pages upon activation.
If your WooCommerce store caters solely to wholesale buyers and you do not need the purchase functionality, Product Enquiry Pro allows you to disable the ‘Add to Cart’ button too. Buyers will then only be able to view product details and request quotes for the same.
Now, if you would like the purchase button to be present on certain products, PEP allows you to have granular control by using per-product level settings. These settings allow you to selectively hide or show the enquiry or’Add to Cart’ button for the product. The global settings option can be used override all the individual settings if needed.
With PEP, you can ease your buyers’ purchase experience by letting them send a single quote for multiple products at once.
Incorporating wholesale pricing functionality in your WooCommerce store is simplified using Product Enquiry Pro. You can set fixed prices for regular customers and add a quotation functionality for wholesale buyers. Alternatively, you can setup an exclusive wholesale store, by disabling the purchase option.