Tag Archives: Retail Link

5 Reasons You’re Seeing “Zero Sales” in Stores

Author: 8th and Walton

(Editor’s note: “Zero sales” is just one of the issues our team helps suppliers work through each day. Whether you’re a new supplier or a seasoned pro, we’re ready to work alongside you! Click here to learn more and schedule a FREE consultation.) Once you’ve landed the Walmart account, nothing’s quite as exciting as that first week when your items hit…

Is Retail Link® Being Shut Off for Sam’s Club June 1?

Author: Jarrod Davis

(Editor’s note: Need help today before the June 1 transition? Simply click here to have our team contact you or call 479-715-6700. We’ll provide a quick and easy reporting/archiving solution!) The rumors have been circulating online and in the coffee shops for weeks. Most suppliers supporting Sam’s Club understand some big change is coming June 1, but still have questions on how…

I Never Knew Walmart’s Retail Link® Did That!

Author: Jarrod Davis

Have you ever been frustrated working in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, or some other application? Then, a co-worker hovers over your shoulder and shows you a quick step that makes it easy and saves you loads of time? That’s how our team helps suppliers every week with Walmart’s Retail Link® data system. Retail Link® is a Walmart-owned system (sometimes taught through Walmart Supplier Academy)…

Walmart Distribution Center Locations List + Free Map!

Author: Jarrod Davis

(Editor’s note: Want to learn even more ways to make your job easier with Retail Link®? Have a look at 8th & Walton’s suite of Retail Link® classes.)   “Does anyone have the latest Walmart store number list?” “How many Sam’s Clubs are in Louisiana?” “Do we have addresses for Neighborhood Markets in Tennessee?” “Can we get a map of all…

OTIF: Mastering Walmart’s On Time In Full Guidelines

Author: Jarrod Davis

(Editor’s note: Are you a new supplier working with Walmart? Understanding the OTIF process is a must! Click here to talk with one of our advisory experts to get your questions answered before your next buyer meeting.) There’s a new metric in town. If you’re a Walmart Supplier, your replenishment focus is now centered around four letters: OTIF. On Time In…

How to Create a New Retail Link User ID

Author: Brandie Neagles

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…

How We Find Great Guests for “Focus on Suppliers”

Author: 8th and Walton

What do we seek in the guests for Focus on Suppliers? We’re looking for a story – one that can help others improve their CPG business. So what’s your story? Do you have something helpful to share with others? Here are just a few of the possibilities that might put you on the air: Best practices Surprises —  How you made…