Post from Toy Industry Association website on using Retail Link

Walmart requires all of its product suppliers to participate in “Retail Link,” a website that provides companies with information to help plan, execute and analyze their businesses to help better serve their customers. However, while companies may consider Retail Link reporting to be “a burden” and either put the minimum amount of resources into the […]

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Modeling Price Elasticity

Many of our clients have been asking questions about the retailer’s stance on raising retail prices- namely because they feel they have absorbed as much of the rising costs of cotton, labor, shipping, etc. as they can. Retailers are asking the question as well, as they know they can no longer avoid the inevitable- passing […]

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Post from ECOMMERCE BEST PRACTICE WEB SITE – Introduction to EDI POS 852 Document

There are different ways for suppliers to obtain POS data from their retail partners. Many retailers offer reports or have their own web portals. Walmart’s Retail Link offers the most detailed view. Unfortunately other retailers’ portals make it difficult to impossible to get deep dive views (e.g.: SKU and door level). Happily there is another […]

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