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Case Study Things From Another World

Things From Another World: USA Comic Store Provides Offers Using Special Promotions

Platform Adobe Commerce
Industry Education
Country United States
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Things from Another World is a USA-based Comic book retailer that sells comic books, graphic novels, toys, etc.

They have been in this business for the last 30 years and are the third-largest comic book retailer in the United States.

Things from Another World has store locations in Los Angeles, California as well as Milwaukie, Portland, and Beaverton in Oregon.

USA Comic Book store - Things From Another World

Their stores offer a wide selection of comics, action figures, and other merchandise related to science fiction, fantasy, and more.

Comic book lovers nationwide visit their retail stores to shop for their favorite comics and merchandise.

Magento development services helped them to increase their customer engagement and sales on their e-commerce platform.

Comic Book Industry in the USA

Comics have been popular in America for over 80 years making this industry very big in the United States.

According to Statista, In 2022, comic book sales in the U.S. were over $2.16 billion with a growth of 4% annually.

American writers and artists created many famous comic book superheroes like Superman, Batman, and Spider-Man.

usa comic books

The biggest comic publishers in the USA are Marvel and DC which put out comics about the Avengers, Superman, Batman, etc.

E-commerce Marketplaces that sell comic books, action figures, and other merchandise are very popular in the USA.

People of all ages read and collect comic books in the United States which has promoted the growth of this industry.

Challenges Faced by Things from Another World

Things from Another World recognized that offering promotions was critical for driving sales and effective marketing for their e-commerce site.

However, their Magento 2 platform’s product promotion was very basic and didn’t have these promotion features.

They have a vast catalog of products for which they wanted the ability to create multiple promotional rules for their customers.

So while looking for a solution online they came to know about Webkul and contacted them to resolve their problems.

In this case study, we’ll at the solutions that Webkul used to boost Things From Another World’s e-commerce capabilities.

Solution:

Integrating Special Promotion in Magento 2

Magento 2 Special Promotion extension enabled the retailer to create many customizable promotion rules.

This would enable them to run promotions like “Buy 2, Get 1 Free” or bundle discounts across different product categories.

The following image shows a product with the promotion “Buy 2, Get 1 Free” and an additional 20% off.

comic book

Through the promotion, the checkout page of the same product adds an extra product quantity.

checkout page

The admin can also add pop-up notifications about the products that are currently being sold on the platform to enhance customer engagement.

Also, they have more flexibility in the types of discounts offered, such as fixed-amount or percentage discounts.

The following image shows the product with a 20% discount on its price.

comic book

In addition, the plugin enabled automatic coupon creation at checkout and discounts on every Nth product bought.

On its checkout page an additional discount coupon “Get $5 off your order of $30 or more” is added as its promotion.

checkout page

Just like these, the admin can apply 16 special promotions that can help generate good traffic and sales for the site.

End Note

Magento 2 Special Promotions was the perfect solution as it crafted promotions that truly impressed customers.

With these capabilities, they create promotions to increase conversions and customer loyalty through attractive offers.

This Magento 2 extension was a big win for Things from Another World which let them create awesome promotions that people loved.

As a result, the Things from Another World online platform became a one-stop destination for all comic book lovers.

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