Item File Setup & Maintenance


Class Description

Maximize your knowledge and earning potential 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.

You Will Learn...

  • GDSN (Global Data Synchronization Network) / Data Sync
  • Creating your GTIN
  • Assortments and Shippers
  • New Item Attribute Walkthrough
  • Synchronization and Publication detail reports
  • Item Creation and Maintenance
  • Item file set up (UPC hierarchy, attributes, maintenance)
  • Using Supplier Quote to build your items number
  • Product Introduction

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 & Maintenance
  • Retail Analytics and Storytelling
  • Accounting, Invoicing & Deductions
  • GRS 101: Demand Forecasting
  • GRS 201: Fulfillment
  • On Time In Full (OTIF) Insights and Resolutions
  • Retail Link® 1 - Basics
  • Retail Link® 2: Decision Support
  • Retail Link® 3: Analysis


  • 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.
  • Terms of service
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