Retail Link Training Suite®


 December 11-13, 2018 | 8th & Walton Main Office 

$1,755 USD


Class Description



Your success with Walmart depends on being able to use Retail Link® with confidence.

In these hands-on classes, you will learn how to navigate Retail Link®, where to find important information, and how to leverage Retail Link to track and grow your sales with Walmart.

Click here to listen to our Retail Link® podcast and learn more about the Retail Link® classes.

Here's what you'll learn in class:


Agenda



  • Day 1
    Beginning Retail Link
    Learn the fundamentals of working with Retail Link: Walmart vocabulary, how to navigate special applications, and how to build queries and pull reports.
  • Day 2
    Intermediate Retail Link
    Today, you will build on the fundamentals and learn how to use Retail Link to make key aspects of your business more visible and measurable. Special focus on sales reporting.
  • Day 3
    Advanced Retail Link
    Become a Retail Link power user. You will walk away with complete control of the tools available to you through Retail Link. Bring examples of your challenges and we will review them in class.

You Will Learn...



Day 1: Beginning Retail Link

  • Basic Navigation
  • Building Business at a Glance
  • Decision Support
  • Company Summary Report
  • Store Detail Report
  • Understanding the importance of SWAS/CWAC
  • Scorecard Overview
  • Markup/Markdown Review
  • Store of the Community Review
  • Report Scheduling & Sharing
  • Query Building 101
  • Build Walmart Vocabulary

Day 2: Intermediate Retail Link

  • In-Depth Review Decision Support - NEW
  • Custom Groups - Building & Use
  • Advanced Report Building
  • POS Forecast
  • SWAS/CWAC
  • Historical Performance - Review of Item Seasonality
  • Exception Strategy - Promotional & Modular Store Specific Orders
  • Promotional Reporting
  • Intro to Store of the Community

Day 3: Advanced Retail Link

  • 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

This is a 3-day class.  From 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM CST

Cost: $1,755.

Requirements



  • 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.

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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