Class Description



Items new to Walmart go through a rigorous entry process. Getting it right from the start is imperative, and mastering the latest twists and turns in the setup is critically important. In this class, you will learn the ins and outs of item setup from an expert with up-to-the-minute knowledge. 

Maximize your knowledge by gaining a greater understanding of the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) and item management.

This course provides a thorough understanding of getting your items created at Walmart, the GDSN process and managing the online item file process.

This class is specifically designed for Walmart Suppliers.

 This class is for For Walmart brick-and-mortar US stores only.

 Suppliers selling in Canada, please check our Canadian classes.

You Will Learn...



  • What GDSN (Global Data Synchronization Network) / Data Sync is
  • How to create your GTIN
  • The packaging hierarchy and why it is important
  • Differences between assortments and shippers
  • Attributes of new items and the significance of each
  • The new Item Creation Process: How to use Supplier Center to build your item’s number
  • How to complete the Item Creation template from Supplier Center
  • How to retrieve Synchronization and Publication Reports

Meet your teacher, Joel Graham

This is an all-day class. From 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM CST

Cost: $650

 

Save 10% when purchasing 3 or more packaged classes.


  • Item File Setup
  • Retail Link® 4: Analytics & Storytelling
  • Accounting, Invoicing & Deductions
  • GRS 101: Demand Forecasting
  • GRS 201: Fulfillment
  • OT & IF and Load Quality
  • Retail Link® 1 - Basics
  • Retail Link® 2: Decision Support
  • Retail Link® 3: Advanced Decision Support (DSS)
  • How to Navigate Walmart’s Supply Chain
  • Forecasting and Replenishment with Retail Link® Data
  • Retail Link® 4: Analytics & Storytelling

Requirements



  • Please register for class using your supplier email address.
  • Basic knowledge of Retail Link® is needed to get the most out of this class.
  • We strongly advise that you have a Retail Link® ID and password. Class will work extensively in Retail Link®.
  • You need a laptop with wireless capabilities and Excel.
  • If you are registered for an online webinar: You will need a webcam - Dual monitors are recommended to follow along and participate in the exercises.
  • Terms of service

Accommodations



21C Museum Hotel

$$$

www.21cmuseumhotels.com/bentonville

200 NE A St, Bentonville, AR 72712

479-286-6500

 

For a 15% room discount, call Andy Yoon at 479-286-6515, and mention 8th & Walton.

 

Microtel - $ per night

http://www.microtelinn.com/hotels/arkansas/bentonville/microtel-bentonville/hotel-overview

911 SE Walton Blvd., Bentonville, AR 72712

Phone:(479) 271-6699

 

Comfort Inn & Suites - $ per night (with blackout dates the week of WM Shareholders and Bikes Blues BBQ)

https://www.choicehotels.com/arkansas/bentonville/comfort-inn-hotels

2011 SE Walton Blvd, Bentonville, AR 72712

Phone:(479) 254-9099

 

Hilton Garden Inn - $$ 

http://hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/arkansas/hilton-garden-inn-bentonville-FAEBHGI/index.html

2204 SE Walton Blvd, Bentonville, AR 72712

Phone:(479) 464-7300

 

Townplace Suites - $$ 

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/rogts-towneplace-suites-bentonville-rogers/

3100 SE 14th St, Bentonville, AR 72712

Phone:(479) 621-0202

 

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