Walmart suppliers get access to backroom inventory via app – RetailWire

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RetailWire reports that Walmart suppliers now have access to backroom inventory data via the recently released SPARC (Supplier Portal Allowing Retail Coverage) app:

“Suppliers who receive appropriate training will be able to use their smartphones to perform many of the functions that currently require assistance from a store associate armed with a bulky Telxon tracking device, according to With the likelihood of dozens of suppliers in a store on a given day, finding an associate with a Telxon can be a frustrating process.”

Get the full story and check out the lively discussion on the new app at RetailWire.

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Walmart News Now editor Lainie Petersen comes to 8th & Walton with a strong professional background in retail, business, and education. Lainie has been a full-time business blogger for many years and holds a master's degree in Library and Information Science from Dominican University.
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