Managing ReturnsEdit on GitHub
After a return has been created by a Back Office User or by a Shop User, it appears on the Orders > Returns page. On this page, you can manage the returns as follows:
- View the return details
- Set the return statuses
- Print the return slip
To start managing returns, navigate to the Sales >Returns section.
Viewing the Returns
To view details on a return, in the Actions column of the return, click View.
This takes you to the Return Overview [Return reference] page where you can view the return details, set the return statuses and print the return slip as described below.
Setting the Return Statuses
You can either accept the returns created by the Back Office Users or by the Shop Users, or cancel them if the returns are no longer relevant, can not be made due to the Return Policy, or for other reason.
To set and track the return statuses, you trigger the return states.
To trigger the return states:
On the Returns page, click View in the Actions column. This takes you to the Return Overview [Return reference].
Trigger all matching state section of the Return Overview [Return reference] page, click the necessary state. The return state changes and the new states that you can trigger, appear. See Return Item States: Reference Information for information on the return items states and the flow.
The triggered return states are reflected in Customer Account on the Storefront informing Customers about the statuses of their returns.
To trigger the return states for all the items in the return, click the states at the Trigger all matching states field. To trigger the return states for individual items of the return, trigger the states in the Trigger event column for the necessary items.
Printing a Return Slip
For all returns, irrespective of their statuses, you can print the automatically generated return slip.
To print the return slip:
- In the Actions column on the List of Returns page, click Print slip.
- On the Return Overview [Return reference] page, click Print Return Slip.
This takes you to the page with the print version of the return slip.
- To learn about the attributes you enter and select while managing returns, see Returns: Reference Information.
- To learn about the return item states, see Return Item States: Reference Information.
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