Field Agent’s Black Friday Scoreboard Is Back

Field Agent’s Black Friday scoreboard is live for the second year. The scoreboard shows Black Friday sales at major retailers in nearly real time, plus live camera shots across the nation. This year’s show began at 6 p.m. on “Gray Thursday,” AKA Thanksgiving Day, and will end today at noon. The footage reveals tired, zombie-like shoppers, but a cup of Christmas…

Happy Thanksgiving!

From all of us at 8th & Walton to you and yours, a joyful Thanksgiving!

Single Parent Scholarship Fund

Single Parent Scholarship Fund began as a grassroots effort to provide financial support and services to low income single parents in order to reduce or remove their barriers to success. In 1984, founders Marjorie Marugg-Wolfe and Ralph Nesson envisioned a holistic approach that included financial support, mentoring, career and personal counseling, referrals to other community services, self-improvement workshops, moral support and…

Get on the Soapbox

Suppliers often struggle to implement influencer marketing, even though activating brand ambassadors can be very effective and is becoming increasingly popular. Many companies simply don’t know where to start! Influencer marketing can be a source of valuable data, but Bethany Stephens of Soapbox says that sometimes suppliers who have just jumped into that pool feel like they’re “drowning in data.” The…

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Gigwalk White Paper on the Future of Work

Questions answered include:    What are the benefits of working in the on-demand economy?  What types of on-demand economy jobs have you held? What is the greatest benefit of on-demand work? 


Are You Verified?

D&B Credibility Corp offers a range of services related to business credit, from a searchable directory that helps you decide which vendors and third party services you want to work with to a concierge service that helps you keep your own business credit ratings in trim. Their Verified service is different. First, your company information and social media accounts are all…


End of Year Financial Advice

It’s not the end of the Walmart year, and your mind is on the holiday selling season, but we are nearing the end of the tax year for you, and there are steps you can take to make sure that you keep more of the money you earned. “NOW is the time to think about your Roth IRA contributions for tax…


Reach Walmart Suppliers

  8th & Walton Media created a series of ads that focus on the pain points suppliers experience, and how 8th & Walton can help. One of the ads is shown here, and you can find the others on the Focus on Suppliers show and in our newsletters. 8th & Walton’s expert team is made up of Walmart suppliers and Walmart…


What’s that Deduction for?

Tracking deductions can be a headache, but you can reduce the pounding in your temples by following a few simple steps. First, remind yourself that knowledge is power. Just sighing and swearing and moving on won’t help you avoid fewer deductions in future, but identifying the causes of the deductions can reduce the number of deductions you have to deal with.…


Ads or Content Marketing?

8th & Walton Media offers opportunities for both ads and content marketing for companies wanting to reach the Walmart vendor community. How can you determine which is the best choice for you? Content marketing can be your company’s blog, guest posts at other blogs, or blog posts written about your brand at other influencers’ blogs. It can also be editorial content…