The return order request can be placed either by the customer from the storefront or admin from the admin panel. The return request can be placed only after the order has been delivered. StoreHippo supports the Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) functionality which allows you to process returns, including the refunds. You can return an order through Orders and Returns section.
Enabling order return
You can enable the order return functionality from Settings >MISC section in StoreHippo Admin Panel. Select the Enable Order Return checkbox to enable the order return functionality.
Returns from Order section
You can add a return request on customer's behalf from the Orders section in StoreHippo Admin Panel. Only Closed orders can be returned. To return an order, click on the order to be returned. Click on the vertical ellipsis icon and select Return Order from the drop-downas shown below:
When you click on Return Order, the following popup appears:
Following fields are required to add a return request:
Order ID: The ID of the order is pre-populated.
Return type: The return type can either be full or partial.
Items: Items are automatically populated in the add form as soon as you select the order ID. In case you want to add a return request for a specific item(s), you can remove those items from the form.
Item condition: Specify the condition of the item to be returned.
Reason: A detailed reason for the return.
All the returns are managed in Orders >Returns section of StoreHipppo Admin Panel. You can add a new order return and perform operations like View order, Mark as Received, etc. Click on Add New to manually add the return request. The following form appears with the fields described below:
Choose the order id of the order which you want to return from the drop-down.
You can return the order either full or partially.
Full Order: The full order return type means that the order which was shipped to the customer is fully returned.
Partial Order: The partial order return type means that the order which was shipped to the customer is returned partially.
Items are automatically populated in the add form as soon as you select the order ID when full order return type is chosen. Select items to be returned in case of the partial return type.
Select the condition of the item to be returned from the drop down. It is either Opened, Unopened or Damaged.