ITEM 360-3:
ITEM DEVELOPMENT

Hands-on, practical tactics and guidelines for advanced item creation. Prepare fully for living in Walmart’s omnichannel world. Refine your ability to create and maintain items. Learn the best ways to enhance your items to improve your rankings.

 

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Learn the finer points of item creation as taught by experts with decades of Walmart experience and item creation mastery. Discover spreadsheet upload tips, why your items may be incomplete, how to set up shipper items and track shipper activity, and the best practices to enhance your data move ahead of the competition.

Who should take this class:
Those new to item creation, those doing hands-on item creation, product managers, item management problem solvers and trouble shooters, product managers.

NOTES:
Content for this class was revised 7/21.
8th & Walton classes are exclusively for Walmart suppliers; only a supplier who works directly with Walmart may register.

You Will Learn


    Activity Manager
  • How to determine the status of an item
  • How to find and fix an item
  • How to discard a submission properly

    • Shipper Activity Manager
    • How to track it
    • What Supplier Action Required and Walmart Action Required mean

      • How to maintain an item: step-by-step instructions

          Areas in Maintenance Hub
        • How to edit, add or remove an image
        • Where costs for e-commerce and store-shared items are managed

          • How to navigate and manage specific areas in the catalog

              How to customize a report

                The importance of content
              • The Content Scorecard and Walmart’s Content Standards
              • Guidelines and best practices
              • Why item pages are important
              • What enhanced content really does
              • How to build trust with a prospect or customer
              • How content is ranked

                • Common issues and their resolutions

THIS IS A HALF-DAY CLASS.
9:00 A.M. TO NOON CENTRAL TIME.
IT IS A LIVE ZOOM MEETING WITH A MAXIMUM OF 10 PARTICIPANTS/INSTRUCTOR.

PRICE: $350

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

Requirements

  • Each student must register; one participant per registration.
  • Each student must use his/her camera throughout class.
  • Register using your supplier email address.
  • Have authorized access to Retail Link®.
  • Have your Retail Link® ID and password.
  • Have Excel ready to use.


  • NOTE FOR NEW WALMART SUPPLIERS: 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.

      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.

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      $350