RETAIL LINK® 3:
ANALYSIS

Explore familiar data in new and exciting ways as you enhance your analytical skills. Discover fresh insights and be inspired to develop creative approaches for your buyer.
 

Dates & Locations
Loading classes...

Maximize sales as you sharpen your analytical skills and find trends and insights in your data. You’ll review true case studies and then explore your own data. Experience the thrill of uncovering root causes, discovering new opportunities and developing solutions. An exciting and highly productive class!

All 8th & Walton classes for Walmart suppliers selling in Canada are taught by Heather Reid of Mississauga, Ontario. For 22 years, Reid worked at Walmart Canada, organizing and facilitating its Retail Link® courses of study and other training programs. She has taught over 2,000 suppliers. 

Who should take this Retail Link® class:
Analysts wanting a deeper understanding of Retail Link® data, product managers.

Retail Link® courses are currently available only as webinars. 8th & Walton webinars are live, Zoom meetings with a maximum of 10 participants per instructor.

You Will Learn

    How to:
  • Determine if your items are in the right stores
  • Calculate a Current Replenishment Instock
  • Build a story about your customer
  • Plan for demand of product needs
  • Make a case for adjusting your forecast
  • Know when a trend offers an opportunity
  • Tell a story that can be used to help your Walmart business
    • How to create and retrieve 10 valuable reports:
    • Item Store Level Sales
    • Store of the Community
    • Replenishment Instock
    • Market Basket Summary
    • Sales by Hour Summary
    • Sales by Hour
    • Supply Plan by Case
    • 104 Week Sales
    • Demand Forecast by Store
    • Forecast to Sales
      • How to create a Graph Index (based on a 104 Week Sales Report)

THIS IS AN ALL-DAY CLASS.
9:00 A.M. TO 4:30 P.M. EASTERN TIME.

PRICE: $650 USD

SAVE 10% WHEN YOU PURCHASE 3 CLASSES AT ONE TIME.

Custom Training on Retail Link® is also available for your team. 8th & Walton experts will develop a customized curriculum specifically for your needs and will teach your group privately, using your own data. Click HERE to speak with a Retail Link® advisor to find out if this is a good option for you.

Meet Your Teacher


Heather Reid worked for Walmart Canada for 22 years prior to joining Canada’s 8th & Walton in 2016. While at Walmart, she organized and facilitated its Retail Link® and various system-training programs for both internal and external Walmart customers. She also facilitated a four-day supplier training session on a bi-weekly basis, teaching over 2,000 suppliers. She has a vast knowledge of Replenishment (GRS) and is an expert in Retail Link® and in Accounting for both Walmart Canada and Walmart US. In addition to her deep knowledge of retail systems, Heather is an extraordinary teacher. She holds a diploma in Human Resources, Marketing, and Accounting and has held the Canadian Human Resource Leader (CHRL) designation.

Requirements

ALL STUDENTS

  • Register using your supplier email address
  • Have authorized access to Retail Link®
  • Have your Retail Link® ID and password
  • Have Excel ready to use

WEBINAR STUDENTS

  • Access to and use of a web camera in computer

Suggestions

ALL STUDENTS

  • In order to produce valid reports, your company should be shipping to Walmart prior to taking this class. Since our classes do not use dummy data, if you are not shipping to Walmart, you will have no data with which to produce reports.

WEBINAR STUDENTS

  • Dual monitors (one for the webinar, one for reports)
  • Log in 15 minutes prior to class starting time to assure both audio and video are functioning.

Enroll Today!

$650 USD

 

Reviews

Heather is an awesome trainer! Very patient and helpful

- Arlene - 6/16/21 Walmart Supplier