ITEM 360-1:
GTIN/UPC,
USE & GOVERNANCE

Learn Walmart’s Item 360 correctly from the get-go in this practical, hands-on class. Get answers to your questions, lower your frustration and resolve your uncertainties now. Step into item setup properly with a full understanding of the basics — GDSN and Data Sync, GTINs and UPC codes, packaging, and more.
 

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Learn the best practices, tips, and guidelines to eliminate errors that cost you time and money. How data flows, the packaging hierarchy, the importance of accuracy, what you must know to enter items correctly — learn these and the other steps that lead to item creation accuracy and success.

Who should take this class:
Those new to item creation, those doing hands-on item creation, accountants, product managers.

This Walmart item management course is currently available only as a webinar. 8th & Walton webinars are live, Zoom meetings with a maximum of 10 participants. 

You Will Learn


    Barcodes
  • GTINs (Global Trade Item Numbers) and UPCs
  • Structures and types of barcodes
  • Governance and use of authentic GTINs

    • GDSN (Global Data Synchronization Network) & Data Synchronization
    • GDSN defined
    • The purpose of GDSN

      • Packaging
      • The packaging hierarchy and the importance of accuracy
      • Interchangeable terms in packaging

        • 1WorldSync
        • How to enter and publish an item
        • Creating and linking hierarchies
        • Components of breakpacks, assortments and shippers
        • Reporting – reading the CIC responses (Catalog Item Confirmation)

          • WERCS (Worldwide Environmental Regulatory Compliance Solutions)
          • Products that are subject to a chemical review process
          • Why this is required for certain products
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THIS IS A HALF-DAY CLASS.
9:00 A.M. TO NOON CENTRAL TIME.

PRICE: $350

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

Custom training and Walmart consulting services are also available for you or your team.
Custom training: We will develop a customized curriculum specifically for your needs and train your group privately, using your own data.
Walmart consulting: We will provide one-on-one time with an expert as well as full-service assistance from our team of consultants.
Click HERE to speak with an Item 360 advisor to find out which is a better option for you.

Meet Your Teacher


Joel Graham is a seasoned leader with 34 years of retail experience, 28 of them with Walmart and Sam’s Club. He led the Sam’s Club UPC/Item File Team for 10 years and worked in Walmart’s buying, replenishment, and operations areas as well as in its frozen, candy, HBA, OTC, pets, and dry grocery categories. An expert facilitator and advisor with over 15 years of presentation experience, Joel’s specialties include item file creation and management; packaging; accounting; compliance, including WERCS and factory disclosure; GTIN/GS1/Data Sync/GDSN; and all aspects of Retail Link®, DSS reporting, supply chain, and e-commerce.

Requirements

ALL STUDENTS

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

WEBINAR STUDENTS

  • Access to and use of a web camera in computer

Suggestions

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!

$350

Reviews

It was great! I was able to ask a lot of questions about Retail Link product registration and gain a better understanding of UPC/GTIN nomenclature. Joel was a wonderful instructor.

- Nicole - 8.17.21 Product & Business Development Associate