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Private Label to be discussed at December WalStreet Speaker Series

Pamela Gaik, Vice President and Divisional Merchandise Manager at Sam's Club will be discussing Private Label at the December 12th WalStreet Speaker Series. Pam has been in retail for more than 20 years, having spent time on the supplier side, and now Sam’s Club. In her current role, Pam focuses on building Sam’s Club’s private brand, Member’s Mark. She and her team of product developers,

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Sam’s Club CEO, John Furner featured cyclist for Bike and Brew

Sam’s Club CEO John Furner will be our featured cyclist for the upcoming Bike and Brew set for November 9. This event is a high energy with a relaxed feel, next gen social event. It is a great advertising vehicle for members and business wishing to network and market to this targeted audience, while enjoying the world class outdoor amenities NWA has to offer. BikeNWA the regions premier biking

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Walmart VP of Digital Operations Tom Ward set to speak September 6

We are excited to announce that Tom Ward, Walmart VP of Digital Operations, will be our September 6 speaker for our WalStreet Speaker series. Tom currently serves as Vice President Digital Operations, in the Walmart U.S. segment. In his role he has responsibility for the Grocery Pickup and Delivery business and e-Commerce Operations along with a number of areas focused on the simplification

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Ben Hasan, Walmart SVP & Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer set to speak June 13

We are excited to announce that Ben Hasan is set as our next WalStreet Speaker series presenter on June 13. Ben Hasan is senior vice president and chief culture, diversity and inclusion officer for Walmart Inc. He is responsible for the continued development of the evolution of the company’s culture, the development of behaviors that embrace diversity and inclusion at all levels of the company

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Walmart SVP of Merchandising Operations set to speak March 14 at Speaker Series

Greg Hall, Senior Vice President of Operations-Food will be our featured speaker at the March 14th WalStreet Speaker Series. Greg Hall is Senior Vice President, Merchandising Operations-Food. Prior to his current role, Greg was the SVP, General Merchandising Manager, Entertainment where he and his team were responsible for the merchandise assortment, strategy and in-store experience for Consumer

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WalStreet Fireside Chat – On Time In Full OTIF

On Time In Full (OTIF) has been a hot topic of conversation in 2017. As we near the end of the year, Ed Oldham, (VP Flow) and Jeff Gruener, (SVP Merch Ops Centralized Solution/Execution) conversed with a group of about 100 learning more about Walmart’s OTIF initiative, where they’ve been, where they are now, and where they want to go in 2018. The two were the featured speakers at the Greater

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Walmart VP of Store Layout Set to Speak October 26

The next WalStreet Speaker Series is set for October 26 will feature David Scogin, VP Store Layout, Walmart US. David's topic: Does Omni-Channel and Hard Discounters Influence New Store Layout and Space? Join us at Sam's Club Home Office Auditorium, 7:00am - Registration.  Program - 7:30am.  Registration required. Click Here to register. David joined Wal-Mart in 1990 in the Tax Department.  In

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“Wal-Mart exec tells suppliers why OTIF was needed, says bar is high but necessary”

Wal-Mart said without great product availability on its shelves, its promise of delivering low prices is empty. That is why the retail giant recently upped the ante on supply chain excellence and revamped delivery requirements known as On-Time-In-Full (OTIF). Suppliers (full-truckload) who don’t comply with the new OTIF guidelines of 75% on-time and in-full deliveries are being fined 3% of the

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WalStreet Speaker Series set for August 30 – OTIF

Kathryn McLay, Senior Vice President, Logistics Walmart U.S. Flow, Walmart Stores, Inc will be for speaker for the August 30 WalStreet Speaker Series. The topic will be OTIF - On Time in Full and the event will be held at the Sam's Club Home Office Auditorium beginning at 7:00am. Kathryn McLay currently serves as Senior Vice President for Logistics Walmart U.S. Flow. She started with Walmart

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