Reduce your frustration and your errors. Learn the basics correctly so you can produce accurate reports each and every time.


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Learn the correct way to run your reports. Let a seasoned expert in Retail Link® show you the ropes — what you should do and what you must avoid. E-commerce reports are far too important to go this alone.

Who should take this class?
Analysts, those who build dotcom reports or analyze data for online sales; those who wish to learn the correct processes for US; those who want to create e-commerce reports more quickly.

PREREQUISITE: Retail Link® 1 or the ability to run reports.

E-commerce 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 navigate successfully
      Why templates in DSS are critically important
        How to create, pull and analyze reports
        • Sales Summary
        • Inventory Summary
        • eCommerce OTIF Details
        • FC In-stock Visibility
        • eCom Supply Plan
          • Channels of delivery for US dotcom
              PLUS: Sales Summary Report with valuable attributes

9:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M. CENTRAL TIME.

PRICE: $395


Custom Training on e-commerce 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 an e-commerce advisor to find out if this is a good option for you.

Meet Your Teachers

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.

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.



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


  • Access to and use of a web camera in computer



  • 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.


  • 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!



The class on Friday with Heather & Joel was great. They were both very informative & helpful in answering some of my specific questions. Appreciate it.

- Jeremy - 1/7/22 Director, Customer Success

It was a good insightful class. I loved the conversation, insight and great information learned.

- Ninette - 11/5/21 Replenishment Director