Retail Link® Training Suite - Canada

 November 12-14, 2019 | TownePlace Suites® by Marriott Mississauga – Airport Corporate Centre 

$1,755 USD

Class Description

Your success with Walmart depends on your being able to use Retail Link® accurately, fully, and with confidence. In these three classes, you’ll learn how to navigate Retail Link® and use its functions, create reports and queries, and find insights in your Retail Link® data.

This class is for Walmart suppliers selling in Canada

Canada suppliers selling in the US, please check our US classes.


  • Day 1
    Retail Link® 1: Basics
    Learn all that Retail LInk® has to offer and how to access its DOCS and APPS. Explore the Retail Link® Decision Support Home Page and the elements of building a query.
  • Day 2
    Retail Link® 2: Decision Support
    Learn how to create and retrieve queries from start to finish. Explore different versions of the same data to give you a fuller, richer understanding of your product’s performance in Walmart.
  • Day 3
    Retail Link® 3: Analysis
    Learn how to find trends and insights in your data. As you practice using true case studies from other suppliers, you’ll sharpen your analytical skills and experience the thrill of uncovering solutions and discovering new opportunities.

You Will Learn...

Day 1: Retail Link® 1: Basics

    • How to Navigate the New Retail Link® Home Page
    • How to Customize Your Own Dashboard
    • Important DOCS
    • 15 Valuable APPS
    • How to Build Out Your Business at a Glance
    • Introduction to the Decision Support Home Page
    • The Elements of Building a Query
    • How to Create and Retrieve A Quick Item Information Report
    • How to Create and Retrieve A Supplier Performance Scorecard

Retail Link® 2: Decision Support

      • How to Create and Retrieve A Company Summary Report
      • How to Create and Retrieve A Store Detail Report
      • Meaning of All Links Rollup and All Links Detail
      • The Difference Between All Links Rollup VS All Links Detail
      • How to Create and Retrieve A Basic Sales & Inventory Report
      • How to Create and Retrieve A Basic Replenishment Report
      • How to Create and Retrieve A Forecast
      • How to Create and Retrieve A POS
      • How to Compare Forecast and POS Side-by-Side
      • How to Create and Retrieve A Markdowns Report

Day 3: Retail Link® 3: Analysis

      • How to Fine Tune Seasonality and Forecast
      • How to Make a Case for Adjusting Your Forecast
      • How to Know When a Trend Offers an Opportunity
      • How to Know if Your Items Are in the Right Stores
      • How to Recommend a New Store Count
      • How to Build a Story About Your Customer

The Retail Link® Suite is a 3-day class, running from 9 AM to 4:30 PM EST. You may take all 3 classes in the same week or stagger them. Some suppliers like taking Retail Link® 1 and 2 in one week and then taking Retail Link® 3 the following month -- either in-person or as a live, on-line class.


  • Please register for class using your supplier email address.
  • You need authorized access to Retail Link® (ID and password).
  • In order to be able to produce valid reports, your company should be shipping to Walmart prior to taking this class.
  • You need a laptop with wireless capabilities and Excel.
  • If you are registered for an online webinar: You need a webcam in your computer. - Please log in 15 minutes before start of class. - Dual monitors are recommended to follow along and participate in the exercises.
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