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Why Won’t the Walmart Buyer Return My Email?

Author: Jarrod Davis

(Editor’s note: Our advisory team has worked for and with Walmart’s buyers. We can bridge the gap and make your relationship with Walmart smooth. Click here to schedule a free consultation.) A few years ago, I was working in an office that employed 25 people. I fired up my laptop one morning to find one of my co-workers had sent an…

Communicating During Retailers’ Holiday Communication Blackout

Author: Jarrod Davis

Suppliers and retailers are bracing for a strong holiday shopping season. Positive analysis from the National Retail Federation combined with an early Thanksgiving are paving the way for big fourth quarter profits. Increased customer traffic means more employees needed on the sales floor. To keep their stores focused, most retailers enforce a “communication blackout” between October and the end of December.…