The Sales Dashboard provides you with a snapshot of your sales for the selected period.
What We’ll Cover
- Enabling the Period Selector
- Finding the Page
- ⚠ Two Minute Cache
- Currency Type
- Sales Tiles
- Sales History
- Sales History by Order Type
- Sales by Country
Enabling the Period Selector
Finding the Setting
In Corporate Office, navigate to: Administration > Advanced Settings > Release Toggles.
To access the Advanced Settings section, you must have the ViewAdvancedSettings() permission enabled for your Role.
To enable the ability to switch between weekly and monthly sales summaries:
- Locate the Sales Dashboard section and select Weekly/Monthly Toggle.
- Click the Save Changes button.
Use the Period Selector in the Sales Dashboard to display either a weekly or monthly sales period. The data will change to reflect the chosen period.
To access the Sales section, you must have the ViewSales() permission enabled for your Role.
Read more: Assigning Employee Permission Roles
Finding the Page
In Corporate Office, navigate to: Sales > Sales Dashboard.
⚠ Two Minute Cache
The Sales Dashboard has a two-minute TTL (time to live); meaning, that the data shown will not update when you refresh the page because it is cached. You willl have to wait two minutes between page refreshes to see the updated numbers.
The Sales Tiles data represents combined totals for all Countries where Associates can place orders for the selected period (weekly or monthly).
Positive/Negative Growth Percentages
Represented by green (positive) and red (negative) arrows. The growth percentage is calculated by comparing the current elapsed time in the period to the same elapsed time in the previous period.
For example, your period is set to Monthly and today’s date is August 5th. Your period, therefore, started on August 1st.
The positive/negative percentage growth shown is what the current numbers are compared to July 1st–5th (the same elapsed time as the current period), not the entire month of July (entire period).
So, if there is positive growth, then that means you’re doing better from August 1st–5th than you were from July 1st–5th.
New Sales are orders placed by associates/customers for the first time or the first time in the last two elapsed periods.
An associate that has been dormant for a couple of periods could show up in the data. This number does not take Associate Types into account, so customers that checkout as a “Guest” will always count as a new sale.
If an Associate placed an order in both the current and previous periods, the period order counts as a Recurring Sale. The positive/negative percentage growth represents the difference between this period’s recurring sales and those of the last period. Last period’s Recurring Sales are calculated by comparing Associates’ orders two periods ago to their orders from the last period.
This tile combines data from the
ORD_OrderTotals tables for the selected period (weekly or monthly). The positive/negative percentage growth represents the difference between this period’s total sales and those of the last period.
The start date is two periods ago and the end date is today. The number displayed in the Total Sales tile is the total amount of sales converted to USD for the given period. This data is for all Countries you have set up.
Note: This excludes orders made with reward points, as well as voided orders.
Calculated the same as Total Sales, but instead displays the number of orders for the period.
Average Order calculates all the sales for the period divided by the number of orders showing the average order cost.
This tile represents the number of AutoShip orders placed and not the total number of AutoShips your company has.
This is calculated the same way as Total Sales but excludes everything except the Autoship Order Type (
OrderType = 2), as well as displays the order number count instead of the currency sales number.
This graph displays the month-to-month sales trends for the current year compared to the previous year.
- Lighter line - previous year.
- Darker line - current year.
Sales History by Order Type
This bar chart shows the Total Sales for each month over a year but breaks them down by Order Type:
- Standard (green)
- Autoship (gray)
- Enrollment (blue)
Enrollment is any order with the Enrollment Order Type (
OrderType = 3), so any inventory item with the Order Type set to Enrollment will have its sales data display in the bar chart under Enrollment.
Sales by Country
The map visual will shade in the countries in which you are active; the darker the shade, the greater the total sales.
Hover your mouse over a country to see the total sales for that country or refer to the table shown in the following image.