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 Walmart U.S. stores. 

Suppliers selling in Canada, please check our Canadian classes.

Sam’s Club and suppliers, please contact us.


  • 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: Customize for Your Business
    Learn how to determine which queries are most significant for your brand and how to prioritize them.

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: Customize for Your Business

  • The most productive apps and how often to work them
  • The most important queries for you to maintain
  • The best practices from other successful suppliers
  • Five steps to keep you on top of your business

The Retail Link® Suite is a 3-day class, running from 9 AM to 4:30 PM CST. You may take all 3 classes in the same week or stagger them.


    • 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. - Dual monitors are recommended to follow along and participate in the exercises.


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