Back to Business: Resources
From government updates, to best practices, to case studies of retailers who’ve already reopened their doors — here you’ll find a collection of resources that don’t “fit” in a traditional retail business bucket.
The challenge of reduced hours and foot traffic haven’t hindered sales performance as much as expected thanks to independent retailers’ mass adoption of digital and web services.
After more than two months with their doors closed, Mattress Hub is preparing to — safely and smartly — welcome customers back into their stores. Owner Ryan Baty explains what that process has been like.
Online event designed to fill void from High Point Market cancellation featured exclusive product updates and specials from top furniture and bedding vendors
Public Back to Business resource center aims to give dealers the tools they need to successfully reopen their businesses in the post-COVID era.
O’Rourke Sales Company and Nationwide Marketing Group Partner to Solve Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Challenges
Nationwide members will be able to buy masks, gloves, hand sanitizer and other safety equipment from O’Rourke Sales Company to safeguard customers and employees during store reopenings.
With independent retailers asking a lot of questions about the implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), we turned to an employment attorney for help answering some of the most commonly asked ones.
Retailers Make the Shift to Digital as Foot Traffic Slows and States Close, According to Latest Survey
Third quick-turn survey shows that, as local and state governments continue issuing shelter in place orders, retailers are turning their attention to their websites to remain “open.”
Nationwide Marketing Group recently connected with Matthew Shay, president and CEO of NRF, to discuss their response to the coronavirus pandemic and more.
As the application process opens for the Paycheck Protection Program through the U.S. SBA, scammers hope to take advantage of unsuspecting small business owners. Here are some warning signs that the email you received is a fake.
With millions of Americans suddenly having to adjust to working from home, here are four realistic things small business owners can do to help employees — and themselves — make the most of this situation.
Independent Thinking Podcast episodes with members, vendor partners, and Nationwide team members that dive into the COVID-19 crisis. Be sure to subscribe to Nationwide Marketing Group’s podcast to catch all of the latest episodes.
23: How Chat Became a Game Changer for Don’s TV During the Coronavirus Crisis
21: John Riddle on Howard's Retail Strategy in the Age of COVID-19
19: How Orsini’s Has Stayed Afloat During the Coronavirus Crisis
18: Checking In On the State of Furniture & Bedding with Jeff Rose
The tools and resources in the Back to Business Hub are intended to be used as templates for independent retailers. Although they have been vetted by employment attorneys, they are not to be considered legal documents. (Image credit: Pernillan, Wikimedia Commons, used with modification)