Sales & Inventory Analysis
Retail Link® is a cloud-based technology that lets Walmart and Walmart suppliers communicate better, helps Walmart suppliers manage their Walmart business, and provides analytics that maximize the benefits of your association with Walmart. Used to full advantage, Retail Link® lets you make informed decisions and improve the ROI of your business with Walmart.
Retail Link® is just the first step. Learn to use Retail Link and other resources to your benefit with 8th & Walton's courses. 8th and Walton is the leader in Retail Link® training in the United States, Central and South America, and online with our distance learning options.
Take the next step in managing your business by maximizing the resources used for conducting business with Walmart and Sam’s. Moving beyond the initial user applications, these courses are designed to assist in analyzing and identifying the driving factors that affect your business. Courses will expand your knowledge and provide you with the tools to work more efficiently and effectively.
Don’t be left out in the cold, make sure you have the knowledge and understanding of how the buyer looks at your financial performance.
Are you using Excel to its fullest potential? In the fast-paced world of CPGs, accurate and strategic data analysis skills are essential.
Whether you are responsible for sales, analytics or marketing, this course will provide you with the tools to grow your business to the next level and to be successful long term.
Whether you’re a supplier team of 1 or 100, our team of experts can customize any of our Retail Link classes to suit your exact business needs.
Whether you operate in either Walmart or Sam’s Club formats, or your business is based in the US or outside, having Joint Business Planning knowledge will give you a jump-start in driving long term business results.
Our mentors, industry-leading suppliers, will get you back on a track to success.
You got the order from Walmart, now what?
The data synchronization process can be daunting for even the most experienced suppliers.
Sucessful reporting - knowing what to ask for, and then what to do with it.
Get hands-on training for the most common functions of Retail Link®.
The Intermediate Retail Link® course is designed to help suppliers get more out of Retail Link®. Retail Link® makes key aspects of your business visible and measurable.
Take your use of Retail Link® beyond the obvious and use it for Decision Support with this interactive course that delves into complex reporting options.
Retail Link® has a lot to offer you as a manager responsible for the Walmart account. Get up to speed with the tools that do the most for you.
Become a Retail Link®power user with this course, which gives experienced users complete control of the tools available.
In this course we examine the role of the Planner and Analyst, then focus on the primary components of strategic planning (seasonality, assortment planning, forecasting, etc.).
You will gain an understanding of how to effectively recommend and implement strategies in the area of seasonality, forecasting and inventory management.
Learn how to optimize cash flow through effective use of purchase orders, invoicing information, and accounting procedures.
Gain insights and ideas to help your company reduce fines once and for all through Supply Chain Reliability compliance.
In this course, you will learn how a buyer makes modular decisions during the line review process.
Give visibility to inventory throughout the supply chain with the Segmentation Analysis Tool.
Are your products in the right stores? This course will help you identify the demographics of your purchasers, as well as unique store groups and markets within Walmart that are driving your sales.