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									Walmart Stores, Inc.
702 SW 8th Street
Bentonville, AR 72716

October 29, 2009


Dear Walmart Supplier,

It is our goal at Walmart to synchronize accurate product data with all of our trading partners via the
Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) by January 31, 2010. To this end, we are monitoring
progress by department to:
          Ensure we are on track to meet our objectives
          Focus our efforts in areas that need more attention

In this regard, to help us stay aligned we will be sharing our progress with you via monthly web seminars
starting November 10, 2009. During these one-hour live sessions we will provide updates on the status
of Walmart's GDSN rollout, future direction, and expectations from our supplier community.

Please register to participate in the next live update session using the link below:
https://www.livemeeting.com/lrs/1100006351/Registration.aspx?pageName=pzc2tjf60s4vhc03

Please note that the audio portion of each session will be delivered via telephone conference, and the
presentation content will be delivered live online via the Microsoft Live Meeting application. The meeting
entry link and dial-in details will be communicated to you upon registration.

We would also like to take this opportunity to remind you of the various resources available to support
your data synchronization implementation with Walmart. Visit www.1sync.org/wal-mart or
http://retaillink.wal-mart.com to learn more. Look for:
          Steps to synchronize data with Wal-Mart
          FAQ for Wal-Mart Suppliers on data synchronization
          Two pre-recorded web seminar training sessions:
                1. Wal-Mart’s Item Creation Process – this session provides an overview of the steps
                   involved in getting started with synchronizing data through the GDSN with Walmart, and
                   how this process will facilitate the new item creation and item maintenance processes
                   moving forward.
                2. Wal-Mart GDSN Advanced Web Seminar – this session focuses on frequently asked
                   questions regarding Assortments, Warehouse Pack Value, Item Cleansing, Multiple Item
                   Numbers, and Attribute Mapping for Walmart.

We have partnered with 1SYNC to better assist you with your implementation, and as such we request
that you direct all questions and additional support requests related to the completion of this process to
1SYNC Customer Support:
        Call the Wal-Mart customer support hotline at +1 866.280.4013
        Email customersupport@1sync.org

Once again, we would like to thank you for your support on this very important Wal-Mart initiative and we
look forward to your participation on the first update call on Tuesday, November 10, 2009.

Sincerely on behalf of Walmart Stores Inc,
Merchandising Operations Services

								
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