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Building Stronger Relationships with Walmart!

Friday, June 10, 2011  
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Building Stronger Relationships with Walmart!


Doing Business in Bentonville Speaker Series - Next Week
Join us for Breakfast at the JQ Hammons Center, Rogers, AR, on Wednesday, June 15 from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. for an event that you won't want to miss! To register go to

Note that this program is rescheduled from February 9th.

 If you registered in February, please confirm your attendance with Tori Johnson at


Speaker: LAURA PHILLIPS, Sr. Vice President – Toys and Seasonal Celebrations, Walmart

With recent changes at Walmart, what is the best way for Walmart suppliers to work with regional or local stores? Ms. Phillips will discuss ways for suppliers to build stronger relationships with Walmart at the local level, no matter what category you are in:

• Regional Merchandising vs. National Merchandising
• Store Managers as Merchants
• Expectations of suppliers

Don't miss it!

Laura began her career at Walmart in 1994 as a store intern in Florida. She made the transition to the Home office where half of her career was spent in food and consumables and the other half in General Merchandise. She has held various roles in merchandise spanning from a Buyer to DMM and most recently, SVP of Toys/Seasonal Celebrations in General Merchandise.
She is currently serving as co-chair of the President's Global Council for Women's Leaders.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Florida in Gainesville and an MBA from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.


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Who should attend? Team Leaders, Department Managers, Business Managers and anyone else who works with Walmart!

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