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.
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.
With the CARES Act signed into law, small business owners will have access to some $377 billion in emergency grants, forgivable loans and more.
Nationwide Marketing Group has undertaken several advocacy initiatives on behalf of members at the state level. This blog contains templates and resources for members to participate in those efforts as well.
Second COVID-19 Survey Shows Independent Retailers Are Taking Serious Steps to Prevent Spread of Disease
Follow-up results show that more retailers are implementing measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus — and investing in their digital platforms.
The latest coronavirus updates on areas where known restrictions are in place and information for state and local authorities are available.
Nationwide Marketing Group is actively collecting and updating this coronavirus live blog with the latest resources for independent retail business owners.
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.
30: Diving Deep Into Custom Integration Trends (and COVID-19) with CE Pro Chief Content Officer Jason Knott
16: Bray & Scarff Dishes on their Digital Upgrades and Getting Back to Business
24: Digital Services are Allowing Retailers to Successfully Navigate a Global Pandemic
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)