HCL Commerce Enterprise

Branching in price rules

A branching element is an element that you can add to a price rule to split a single path into two or more paths. As a result, a single price rule can have different outcomes.

The following table describes the available branching elements for price rules:

Branch type Use this branch type to

Condition BranchCondition Branch

Set prices differently within the same price rule depending on conditions you specify. The Condition Branch is mandatory in a price rule if you want to use any conditions, for example, the Catalog Condition.

Coordinator BranchCoordinator Branch

  • Compare the prices output from two or more nested price rules and then give the customer either the highest or the lowest price.
  • Run a series of nested price rules in a priority sequence and then use the first nested price rule that returns a valid price.