Class Description

Capitalize fully on Retail Link® data as you learn how to make it work harder for you.

Customizing is the missing piece to Retail Link® success. Knowing what must be done and how frequently is key. In this class, you will learn the best practices, the best work cadence, and tried-and-true methods to organize your time and schedule your work as you make the most of all Retail Link® offers.

 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 work more productively
  • What to do, when to do it, and how often to do it
  • The most important reports to maintain
  • Five steps to keep you on top of your business
  • Best practices of other successful suppliers
  • New recipes and robust recipes to consider
  • How to best calculate a seasonal profile
  • Ways to compare actual sales to forecasts
  • How to get more from the Store of the Community app
  • OTIF update and highlights
  • All about markdowns — the why, how, and when

Build the ideal workflow for each day, week, month, and quarter for your products. Determine which queries are most significant for your brand, and work through them in class with a Retail Link® expert. You will leave this highly practical class feeling — at last — in control.

Why take this class?

Turns you into a Retail Link® pro. This class helps you organize the mounds of work required of you, offers tips from experts, provides hands-on direction from experts, gives you a deeper dive on significant reports, and leaves you with more knowledge and peace of mind.

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: Customize for Your Business
  • 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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