Advanced Reports Posts

Advanced Reports 2.0.1 – new version and new units!

The first units had been barely released when the list of Advanced Reports attachments was enlarged! Four new units are waiting for your approval:

The Sales by ZIP Code report displays sales data grouped by ZIP code. This is a kind of geographical report which allows you to analyze the sales in different parts of your city, state or the whole country.

Sales by ZIP Code

With the Sales by Coupon Code report type you can get the complete information about orders made with coupons usage. This is a perfect way to analyze promotions results.

Sales by Coupon Code

The Users Wishlists report allows you to observe which products have been added to customers’ wishlists. Moreover, you can find out when the product has been added and how many days this item is in the wishlist.

Users Wishlists

The New vs. Returning Customers report allows you to make a comparative analysis of new customers who made the 1st order during the selected period with returning customers who made the 2nd and more orders within the same time.

New vs. Returning Customers

The Advanced Reports extension by aheadWorks is more stable now as the following minor bugs have been fixed:

  • Filtering doesn’t work in Opera
  • Filtering doesn’t work for “store”, “datetime” and “select” column types
  • Sorting for report without data error
  • Standard “strptime” function is not used anymore
  • Varien_Object() error for Magento v.

Please find more information about units and the Advanced Reports module on the extension page.

Advanced Reports 2.0 with units support released!

Since version 2.0 the Advanced Reports extension supports the units attachment what means that you can set up Advanced Reports 2.* for your store and add the reports YOU need:

UnitThe Customers by country report displays sales data grouped by country. This report type allows you to compare the total number of accounts created in your store for a certain period of time with the quantity of accounts from which orders have been made.

Customers by Country

With the Sales by Manufacturer report you can learn how many products of a certain manufacturer have been bought for a defined period of time.

Sales by Manufacturer

The Sales Statistics features average order amount and average item cost data. This information is displayed on the chart. The other sales data (the number of orders, items, subtotal, tax, discounts, etc.) is reflected in this report type as well.
Sales Statistics

These three units just top the list and their number will be enlarged in the nearest future. Remember that you can always ask for report you require!

Unit’s engine is not the only new feature we would like to inform you about. One more piece of good news is that with the new version of Advanced Reports you get an opportunity to filter data in Sales Report – now all the values (SKU, product name, manufacturer, cost, etc.) are available for filtering.

Besides, the Advanced Reports extension allows you to get more precise and complete information – a new Total field has been added to all reports types.

Moreover the extension works more stable than before as the following bugs have been fixed:

  • Small resolution formatting
  • Advanced Reports sorting

Please find more information about Advanced Reports units on the extension page.

Note that units don’t work separately – only as an attachment for the Advanced Reports extension 2.*

Advanced Reports – new report type!

Need to know how many products are bought at a time by the majority/minority of your customers? Then Products by Customer report is exactly what you require. This new report type of the Advanced Reports extension allows you to find out that for example, 75% of your customers purchased 1 product, 20% added 2 items to their cart and only 5% bought 3 products at a time. A great help in sales analyzing and promotions preparing, isn’t it?

Besides a new report type implementation, the already existing Sales Report has been redesigned in the latest version of Advanced Reports. Order number and date, zip code, country, manufacturer, cost and some other data is available now in the Sales Report giving you the complete picture of your sales.

The next piece of good news is that the extension works more stable now as the following bugs have been fixed:

  • Reports by month
  • Currency
  • Sales by Product optional products displaying

You can find the complete list of the Advanced Reports features on the extension page.

Advanced Reports 1.1 released!

In Advanced Reports v.1.1 new reports were implemented:

  • “Sales” report. With Advanced Reports, it’s simple to display the purchase date and time of products sold during a specified period.
  • “Users Activity” report. This report allows you to observe customers’ activities (e.g., new accounts, reviews, orders) for any period of time. The Users Activity Report chart is set up to show three lines – new accounts, number of reviews and number of orders.
  • “Sales by Customer Group” report. This great feature gives you the opportunity to see sales by groupings of customer types.

Other Advanced Reports advantages are the software’s:

  • Ability to configure the statuses of all orders for processing
  • Reports data displayed by Quarter

The extension work was improved as the following bugs were fixed:

  • Problem with special symbols in the SKU field
  • First day of week problem
  • Double quantity in Sales by Country report
  • Lost session error

To get a complete picture of all extension’s features please visit the Advanced Reports page.

Advanced Reports User Guide

A report is a snapshot of your business. Properly generated report is a forecast of future sales trends. Unfortunately the native Magento Sales report doesn’t allow you to make a thorough and detailed analysis of your selling activity. But with the Advanced Reports extension by aheadWorks you can have a better insight into your sales performance.

Advanced Reports are similar to native Magento reports and no special training, knowledge and efforts are required, but we have still developed and released “Advanced Reports” User Guide as a sign of careful attitude to our customers. From the Guide you will learn how to set up the extension and configure charts according to your needs, you will find the step-by-step description of each report making and the customary set of images completing the whole picture of the extension settings.

You can download the User Guide in the PDF format and get more information about the extension from the Advanced Reports page.

Advanced Reports 1.0 released!


Proper business dealing is impossible to imagine without thorough analysis of your activity, and a report is the best tool here. A thoroughly made report can provide you with all the necessary information about your business situation so that you can draw a proper conclusion about further lines of your business development.

The Advanced Reports extension by aheadWorks improves the functionality of native Magento reports and allows you to get more information about your sales so that you can get more complete picture of your business situation.

Sales by Country

With Advanced Reports you can get:

  • new types of reports for which the information is aggregated by countries, hours, days of week;
  • a sales report by a specified product;
  • a comparative report by several products;
  • reports shown by week what is impossible in native Magento reports;
  • the data displayed in configurable charts.


To view all the features realized in Advanced Reports please visit the extension page.

Advanced Reports is on its way to release! Be ready!

Due to the well-established tradition aheadWorks Co. is glad to inform you about the prospected release of the new extension – Advanced Reports. The new module enlarges the functionality of the existing reports and adds a number of new possibilities.

We wouldn’t like to show all our cards prematurely but we should mention that the Advanced Reports extension simplifies the process of controlling your reports. The module allows making the analysis of your business more detailed and thorough.