GRS - Demand Canada

 September 08, 2020 | Live Online Webinar (CA-EST) 

$650 USD

Class Description

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

Accurate forecasting is essential to instock and merchandise flow

First, understand what GRS is and why it is critically important to your business. Next, learn the most important and frequently-used Retail Link ® reports and tool and the functions of replenishment.

Who should attend:

  • Replenishment Analysts and Managers
  • Forecasting Managers
  • Demand Planners & Allocation Managers

You Will Learn...

  1. Replenishment key concepts
  2. The elements of the Replenishment Pyramid
  3. How to address forecasting challenges
  4. GRS overview, key concepts, terminology
  5. The GRS components of demand: mean, trends and seasonality, reconciliation, promotions considerations, new locations
  6. How to create, run, and retrieve these reports and when to use them: Item Information, 104 Week Sales, Corporate Item Forecast by Store, Demand Template by Warehouse

Why take this class?

Provides a solid foundation for replenishment work. Don’t build on a house of sand. Know the basics thoroughly so your plans are effective. Get your questions answered by experts.

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

Cost: $650


Save 10% when purchasing 3 or more packaged classes.

  • Accounting, Invoicing & Deductions - Canada
  • Retail Link® 1 - Basics Canada
  • Retail Link® 2: Decision Support - Canada
  • Retail Link® 3: Analysis - Canada
  • GRS - Demand Canada
  • GRS - Fulfillment Canada
  • Retail Analytics and Storytelling - Canada
  • Retail Link 4: Planning & Forecasting - Canada


  • Register using your supplier email address
  • Have authorized access to Retail Link®
  • Have your Retail Link® ID and password on hand
  • You will need a laptop with wireless capabilities and Excel
  • Webinar students: Webinars are priced per student; only one student per registration. You will need a web camera in your computer. Dual monitors (one for the webinar, one for reports) are recommended.

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.

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