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Deadline Extended for Factory Disclosures for Walmart and Sam’s Suppliers

Recently Walmart Stores sent this message to its supplier base regarding factory disclosure procedures.  Deadlines have been extended for disclosure and ID attachments.  Here are the details: Earlier this year Walmart instituted a zero tolerance policy for unauthorized subcontracting in our supply chain. As part of that policy we required suppliers to disclose all their […]

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WM replenishment conference agenda

We have the link here for the Walmart Replenishment Conference agenda.  This replenishment conference is great for all suppliers who are serious about improving current item performance and orders.  New suppliers benefit by understanding Walmart and Walmart process in more detail.  Existing suppliers can use the conference to get deeper into understanding Walmart replenishment systems.  It […]

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Walmart to hold item management systems updates via webinars

Walmart continues to share the strategic direction around item management systems and processes planned over the next 2-3 years.  One-hour webinars are being conducted August 22 and November 13, 2013. As you have heard, Walmart is focused on developing and deliverying innovative solutions to: Provide visibility to more than 9000+ new attributes Simplify processes internally […]

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Dates Set for Walmart 2012 Replenishment Supplier Summit

The Summit will highlight key topics including GRS, Holiday Strategies, Operations, and Merchandising Initiatives.  We are inviting supply chain leaders and account executives to join us at noon on Tuesday, August 7th and will conclude by 1:00 pm on Wednesday, August 8th.  Workshops to follow from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm.   Registration Site and information […]

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Interesting concept: Wal-Mart to Give Hollywood a Hand

The Wall Street Journal Technology section has reported that Wal-Mart Stores is working with the Hollywood Movie Industry to provide a free, in-store service that helps users register their DVDs with Hollywood’s UltraViolet system, creating an online library that can be viewed on television, online or on mobile. Read Full Article

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HSN Reports Target Net Falls 5.2 Percent in Fourth Quarter

Rising expenses slimmed Target’s fourth-quarter net income by 5.2 percent to $981 million, bringing the mass merchant’s fiscal year to a close with $2.9 billion in net income, about flat with last year’s bottom line. Read Full Article

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HFN Reports Sears Posts Losses for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year

Sears Holdings reported a net loss of $2.4 billion for the fourth quarter and $3.1 billion for the fiscal year ending on Jan. 28. Read Full Article

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Food Navigator-USA: Heinz: We’ll ‘hope for the best and plan for the worst’ in the US market

Improving economic data notwithstanding, the US market will remain challenging for packaged food companies for some time, according to bosses at Heinz. Read Full Article

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