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Note: As of July 8th 2024, promotions are now being referred to as discounts on Seller Hub and eBay help pages. Sell Marketing API documentation has been updated to reflect this product name change, but note that no API interface changes have been made.
This type defines the fields that describe a discount. This includes all the information about a discount except for the listings that are a part of the discount.

Type that uses PromotionDetail


Call that uses PromotionDetail


A unique code that buyers can use during checkout to receive a discount. The code must be unique across eBay.
This is the seller-defined "tag line" for the offer, such as "Save on designer shoes." Tag lines appear under the "offer-type text" that is generated for a discount and displayed under the offer tile that is shown on the seller's All Offers page and on the discount's event page.

Note: Offer-type text is a teaser that's presented throughout the buyer's journey through the sales flow and is generated by eBay. This text is not editable by the seller—it's derived from the settings in the discountRules and discountSpecification fields—and can be, for example, "Extra 20% off when you buy 3+".

Maximum length: 50

Required if you are configuring ORDER_DISCOUNT or MARKDOWN_SALE discoutns (and not valid for VOLUME_DISCOUNT discounts).
The date and time the discount ends in UTC format (yyyy-MM-ddThh:mm:ssZ). For display purposes, convert this time into the local time of the seller.
The eBay marketplace ID of the site where the discount is hosted. Threshold discounts are supported on a select set of marketplaces while markdown discounts are supported on all eBay marketplaces.

Valid values for threshold discounts are as follows:

  • EBAY_AU = Australia
  • EBAY_DE = Germany
  • EBAY_ES = Spain
  • EBAY_FR = France
  • EBAY_GB = Great Britain
  • EBAY_IT = Italy
  • EBAY_US = United States
The seller-defined name or "title" of the discount, such as "Buy 1 Get 1", that the seller can use to identify a discount. This label is not displayed in end-user flows.

Maximum length: 90
Applicable for only ORDER_DISCOUNT discount, this field indicates the precedence of the discount, which is used to determine the position of a discount on the seller's All Offers page. If an item is associated with multiple discounts, the discount with the higher priority takes precedence.
The URI of the discount details.
A unique eBay-assigned ID for the discount that's generated when the discount is created.
Required for CODED_COUPON, MARKDOWN_SALE, and ORDER_DISCOUNT discount, and not applicable for VOLUME_DISCOUNT discounts, this field is a URL that points to an image for the discount. This image is displayed on the seller's All Offers page. The URL must point to either JPEG or PNG image and it must be a minimum of 500x500 pixels in dimension and cannot exceed 12Mb in size.
The current status of the discount. When creating a new discount, you must set this value to either DRAFT or SCHEDULED.
Indicates type of the discount, either CODED_COUPON, MARKDOWN_SALE, ORDER_DISCOUNT, or VOLUME_DISCOUNT.
The date and time the discount starts in UTC format (yyyy-MM-ddThh:mm:ssZ). For display purposes, convert this time into the local time of the seller.

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