Tag Archives: Sam’s Club

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…

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…

How to Make Your E-Contract Air Tight

Author: 8th and Walton

The contract process is one of the parts of business that people look least forward to, yet it is one of the most critical. Contracts are at the core of any business relationship and transaction. It makes no difference if we are talking about a consultant offering a specialized service to a company or suppliers selling goods to customers on an…

Health Care Millennial

Millennials Take DIY Approach to Healthcare

Author: 8th and Walton

Analysts have long known that Millennials have DIY tendencies, so it’s perhaps no surprise to learn that this demographic often treats its own ailments. In a recent episode of Focus on Suppliers, Saatchi & Saatchi X’s Jessica Hendrix noted that 43% of Millennials use over-the-counter remedies. This age group is also the number one user of in-store clinic services. There are two…

What You Need to Know About the Fair Labor Standards Act

Author: 8th and Walton

Earlier this year the U.S. Department of Labor announced a new ruling in overtime laws called the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The Act updates overtime rules to be consistent with today’s economic climate. Today, a professional exempt employee paid a $40,000 salary while working a steady 60 hours a week earns less than the minimum wage when pay is broken…

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Ask the Expert: Do I Even Want to Be 100% In-Stock?

Author: 8th and Walton

Q: “Currently, each of our items has an in-stock threshold of 99%. Our buyer is asking when we will be at 100%. Is this feasible? How big of a difference is 1%? How do I handle this?” In retail, there will always be a push and pull between these competing demands: to drive sales and to maximize profitability of inventory investment.…

Reach a New Demographic through Customization

Author: 8th and Walton

You have a stellar product or service. Every time you pull that sales report, it’s exciting to be knocking it out of the park in key demographics. But what about the areas where sales struggle? Growing your brand means growing sales across multiple demographics. The first step in taking your business to the next level is customization. For suppliers struggling to…

Walking the Store with Menasha – Part 1

Author: Marie Clapper

Packaging and Displays Within a Store By Marie Clapper Perhaps Kerry Bailey (Menasha Packaging and Displays) has never before been compared to Aristotle. But going on a store walk-through with him reminded me of the Peripatetic School credited to that philosopher. The name came from Aristotle’s alleged habit of walking while teaching. And that is just what happened as Kerry and I…