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Saturday, February 14, 2015

Retail Link 2.0

It has come to our attention that Retail Link® 2.0 is making its big debut in just a matter of months.  If you are a softlines supplier selling to Walmart, you are most likely familiar with Retail Link (their proprietary software).   Looks like they may be getting ready to launch an updated version. 

What is new in Retail Link 2.0?

If you are asking me, the answer is that I am really not sure.

How to find out what is in Retail Link 2.0?

One was is to ask someone that actually knows.  Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Walmart, Chandrasekaran leads the technology and data transformation underway at Walmart that is referred to as Retail Link 2.0. The information sharing system known as Retail Link was pioneered by Walmart more than two decades ago and today is used extensively by suppliers for all manner of supply chain applications (learn about Retail Link training).  Sure, you can possibly contact Walmart to see what they have available for you, but my guess is that they are rather busy.

You may want to check with other services such as RapidTrain.me who appear to be presenting seminars on the subject.

Your business should be operating at its best both now and later so what are you waiting for?  It is time to start your education on the new system.

Register for a Retail Link® training from RapidTrain.me at locations near you now.  Before registering, just double check that the meeting will discuss version 2.0 if that is what you are specifically wishing to learn about.  They offer other seminar topics, so make sure you are actually attending the proper seminar to meet your needs.  Below are a few dates and locations, but as I just stated, check with them regarding what exactly is being taught at these events.

Nashville, TN      February 17–19, 2015
Irvine, CA          February 24–26, 2015
New York, NY     March 3–5, 2015
Chicago, IL         March 10–12, 2015
Charlotte, NC      March 17–19, 2015
Minneapolis, MN   April 7–9, 2015
Miami, FL             May 5–7, 2015
San Juan, PR        May 12–14, 2015

Interested in training on other topics? ACCESS a our full schedule, course descriptions and pricing.

By the way, some companies may already have full access to the early release of Retail Link® 2.0.  I am not sure if that is a requirement to attend one of these events.

Note: the events mentioned above are NOT sponsored (not associated with) Walmart.  I am not sure if this company has any relationship to Walmart what so ever.  As per my understanding this is a service provider that is not directly associated with Walmart.

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