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How to Create a New Retail Link User ID

Author: 8th and Walton

Because it can take up to 10 business days to process, one of the first steps to on-board a new team member should be to set up a new Retail Link user ID. Fortunately, this only takes about 5 minutes. Step 1 to Set Up a New Retail Link User ID From the site map, navigate to the RL Supports/Collaboration menu.…

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Retail Link Training for Walmart Suppliers

Author: 8th and Walton

Sam Walton wanted to share lots of information with Walmart’s suppliers. Lots of information. Walmart systems has about 583 terabytes of information, while the Library of Congress contains about 10 terabytes. Interestingly, Walmart buyers were uncertain that suppliers ought to have access to that data. Some felt that they might have less leverage if suppliers could see just how they were…

Walmart Shareholders Meeting 2016: TV Special

Author: 8th and Walton

https://vimeo.com/169322401 The week of Walmart’s Shareholders Meeting is an exciting time in Northwest Arkansas! People from around the world come to hear what the future holds for Walmart — and what that will mean for shareholders and suppliers. The week-long event highlights key topics like convenience, diversity and inclusion. Watch this special episode of Focus on Suppliers, and you will learn…

Use Content to Grow Online Sales

Author: 8th and Walton

When it comes to selling your products online, how much energy do you put into online merchandising? To build a great ecommerce business, the same level of effort you put into brick and mortar is necessary. By simple definition, merchandising is about encouraging consumers to buy your products. Translating this on a two-dimensional screen for the full customer journey is the…

How to Build Trust With Walmart Partners – Guest Post

Author: 8th and Walton

Knowing how to influence internally, two levels up, just came naturally… said no national account manager ever. You know the scenario. The order sheet comes in. Less than you understood. Your recently-minted joint business plan is already falling apart. Your phone is ringing. It’s your divisional president… There are immense pressures sitting in the seat. When business is hot, it feels like you’re at…

How to Be a S.M.A.R.T. Supplier in 2016

Author: 8th and Walton

Now that the holidays are over, it’s back to business as usual. To get your year off to the right start, let’s talk about S.M.A.R.T. goals. While New Year’s resolutions get buried in your facebook feed, S.M.A.R.T. goals will drive you to accomplish your objectives. When outlining your goals for 2016, it is critical that you apply each of these 5…

Charitable Giving: The Heart of Business in Northwest Arkansas

Author: 8th and Walton

Anyone can tell you that the people of Northwest Arkansas are generous people, helping out their neighbors and sharing with those in need. Walmart and the Walmart supplier community are steeped in this tradition. Now, with Giving Tuesday following Cyber Monday, we have our local nonprofits on our mind even more than usual. Suppliers and individuals who need to make donations…

Field Agent’s Black Friday Scoreboard Is Back

Author: 8th and Walton

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…

Gigwalk White Paper on the Future of Work

Author: 8th and Walton

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?

Author: 8th and Walton

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…