8th & Walton Retail Supplier Podcast

8th & Walton Retail Supplier Podcast

Latest Episodes

Walmart’s 2023 RFID Expansion
March 16, 2023

In early 2023, Walmart announced it was expanding its RFID tagging initiative to more departments. While suppliers have until February 2024 to be fully compliant in stores, early planning and adoption

2023: What’s new for Walmart suppliers?
February 08, 2023

On this weeks podcast, 8th & Walton President and CEO Jeff Clapper looks at 2023 (click the play button above to listen). In addition to discussing new tools and support for Walmart suppliers, we

Prepaid vs. Collect Delivery with RJW Logistics Group
December 14, 2022

What is the difference between prepaid versus collect delivery? Which is better if you are supplying to Walmart? Whether to use a prepaid or collect delivery method is part of every suppliers plannin

InStore Design Display with Trevor Lewis
December 07, 2022

How does that merchandise display complete the customers omnichannel experience? What social media is impacting how new displays are designed? Thats part of the conversation on this weeks podcast w

Plug and Play Connects Innovators to Today’s Industry Leaders
November 01, 2022

Large companies like Walmart, Tyson, and JB Hunt are looking for innovation to stay relevant for tomorrows customers. As a young startup or small company developing new solutions, how do you prepare

Walmart’s 4th Quarter Updates and Support
October 18, 2022

During the busy fourth quarter, its easy to miss a new announcement or program update from Walmart. Your team at 8th & Walton stays on top of Walmart communications and changes to existing programs.

What Is Walmart SQEP? Meaning, Phases, Penalties, & More
October 11, 2022

Every Walmart initiative supports one goal: get the customer what they want, when they want it, at an affordable price. In other words, improving the supply chain will not only keep items in stock but

Cybersecurity: 2022 Tips and Threats
August 03, 2022

With all the issues facing Walmart suppliers and other businesses, the threat of a cyber attack is one many do not consider until it happens. But it happens more often that you think! Our guest on the

What Is Item 360? A Guide for Walmart Suppliers
July 13, 2022

Walmart provides its suppliers with a variety of tools and resources to be successful. After getting the agreement to work with Walmart, suppliers get access to their first tool to launch their items

Walmart’s New Labeling and Packaging Guidelines
May 24, 2022

Walmart suppliers have recently been hit with new fines for non-compliance with labeling and packaging. The new fines are taking suppliers by surprise because Walmart updated the guidelines earlier th