Sales by Coupon Report

Overview

If you generate coupons for your site, you can see a list of sales from these coupons in the Sales by Coupon report.  This will hep you to identify if your coupons are having their intended impact on your sales.

Requirements

The following prerequisites will be necessary to accomplish the goals of this article:

  • Have access to your Hotcakes store administration
  • Have at least one sale completed using a coupon

Getting Started

In order to use this view, you'll need to have at least one sale completed that used a coupon code successfully.

Sales by Coupon Report

You'll find the Sales By Coupon Report by choosing it from the Reports menu in the control panel.

When you first arrive on this report, you won't see any data loaded.  You'll can keep the current date range if you'd like, but you'll need to specify a coupon code that you're interested in reporting on.  This is the first field you see below.

When you attempt to choose or enter a coupon code, you'll find that an auto-complete feature is there to help you.  Simply begin typing the coupon code you're trying to find information on, and select it.

If there are sales made using this coupon code during the specified date range, you'll see the grid update with related sales, like you see below.

Column Description
Order Number This is the order number for the order that was placed using this coupon code.  If this is an abandoned cart, you'll either see an empty value, or a placeholder value, depending on the version of Hotcakes you're viewing.
Customer E-Mail This is the e-mail address matching the customer account that placed the order.  If this is an abandoned cart, you'll either see an empty value, or a placeholder value, depending on the version of Hotcakes you're viewing.
Date This is the date that the order was placed, or the date it was created if it's an abandoned cart.
Order Total You'll see the grand total of the entire order reflected in this column.
[no name] If you wish to see more details about the order, you can click the view icon in this action column.

 

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