ITEM 360-3:

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.

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

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

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.


PRICE: $350

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® expert to find out if this is a good option for you.



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



  • Log in 15 minutes prior to class starting time to assure both audio and video are functioning.

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