An inaccurate forecast will not only cost your company sales and profit, it will also impact your credibility and eventually damage key relationships within Walmart.
This course will teach you how to make informed decisions that will improve the performance of your business and enhance your credibility as a business partner.
What to review in your current business to assist with planning
How to plan for new items
Why innovation is important to your buyer (category manager)
How the forecast is created
Why forecast accuracy is so important
How to create, run, and retrieve the reports below and when to use them:
Why take this class?
A roadmap to sales increases. This class takes your understanding of Retail LInk® into a new height as you develop practical ways to put your knowledge to work building your Walmart business.
All 8th & Walton classes for Walmart suppliers selling in Canada are taught by Heather Reid of the Greater Toronto Area. For 22 years, Reid worked at Walmart organizing and facilitating its Retail Link® and other training programs. She has taught over 2,000 suppliers.
Meet your teacher, Heather Reid
This is an all-day class. From 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST
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.