Class Description

This class is currently available only as a webinar. 8th & Walton webinars are live, Zoom meetings with a maximum of 10 participants.

Success with Walmart depends on mastering Retail Link® and using it with confidence

Explore all that Retail Link® offers — its home page, its most productive apps and docs, how to build a customized Retail LInk® dashboard. In the afternoon, you’ll build, run, and retrieve two basic queries: Quick Item Information and Supplier Performance Scorecard. You’ll leave class with more knowledge and confidence.

For those working directly with Retail Link® data, sales staff, analysts, accountants who manage their Walmart business, and executives seeking a fuller understanding of this treasure trove of data.

 This class is for Walmart suppliers selling in Walmart U.S. stores. 

 Suppliers selling in Canada, please check our Canadian classes.

You Will Learn...

  • How to navigate the Retail Link® home page
  • Ways to customize your dashboard
  • The most important docs in Retail Link®
  • The difference between the OTIF app and the OTIF doc
  • The 15 most valuable apps in Retail Link®
  • What Search, Filter, Favorite, Sort, Domain, Category each mean
  • How to use the PO Tracking app
  • The difference between 6 vs 9 digits in GSM
  • How to build out your Business at a Glance
  • To understand, create, and retrieve the Supplier Performance Scorecard
  • How to create and retrieve Quick Item Information

Why take this class?

A Walmart supplier must know Retail LInk®, and this class is its well-organized primer. Retail Link® is a rich, enormous, complex storehouse of data. Knowing how it functions, what it provides, and how best to use it is required for ongoing success with Walmart. Retail Link® holds the key to the kingdom, and this class gets you through the castle door.


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

Cost: $650


Meet your teacher, Lisa Watson

Save 10% when purchasing 3 or more packaged classes.

  • Retail Link® 1 - Basics
  • Retail Link® 2: Decision Support
  • Retail Link® 3: Advanced Decision Support (DSS)
  • Retail Link® 4: Analytics & Storytelling
  • Accounting, Invoicing & Deductions


  • Register using your supplier email address
  • Have authorized access to Retail Link®
  • Have your Retail Link® ID and password on hand
  • You will need a laptop with wireless capabilities and Excel
  • Webinar students: Webinars are priced per student; only one student per registration. You will need a web camera in your computer. Dual monitors (one for the webinar, one for reports) are recommended.

In order to produce valid reports, your company should be shipping to Walmart prior to taking this class. Since our classes do not use dummy data, if you are not shipping to Walmart, you will have no data with which to produce reports.

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