Dealers in the rent-to-own industry have to combat many misperceptions about how (and why) they operate. Many partners are out there helping them do just that.
Nationwide and our partners are strategically focused on making ENERGY STAR Certified products a critical part of our merchandising mix.
Two key trends emerged from the IFA 2022 Global Press Conference that present important opportunities for independent retailers.
Protecting the planet is important, not just on Earth Day, but every day. The ENERGY STAR team offers three big-impact energy steps to consider.
Attracting and retaining talent is a challenge throughout the industry, but especially for custom integrators. Education can be a great tool to help “level up” your current employees — and justify those wage increases they may be seeking.
Shoppers are falling into the gap. They’re frustrated. And it’s time to look at your business and help them build the bridge between your online and in-store shopping experience.
Optichannel marketing allows our advertising to yield higher returns on investment by hyper focusing our messaging through the most effective channels with the right message aimed at engaging our best customers.
Not many businesses would think to use the uncertainty of the recent pandemic as a time to rebrand their business — but that’s exactly what Arizona Appliance & Home did. And they did it successfully.
While ecommerce represents a small portion of retail sales, it is growing rapidly, which makes It critical for retailers to have an ecommerce strategy that continues to evolve as shifts in consumer behavior become evident.
While online users have been aware they were giving up sensitive personal information in exchange for free social media accounts, email clients, streaming media and more, the tide of consumer sentiment has shifted in recent years.
Like most areas of retail business, payment methods (and consumers’ expectations around them) have changed drastically. Today, customers look for multiple ways to pay, and they expect that you can accept payment from their preferred provider.
The Shopper Journey is the foundation of how marketers and businesses need to think about their interactions with customers. Every customer interaction along this journey should be designed to build loyalty with your business.
Those of us in the appliance service industry, as well as other trades, know the reality of the lack of employable technical staff. Finding hirable talent or having the ability to recruit, train & employ technicians has been a long withstanding deficit in the US...
Nationwide’s Service Leaders Network has a key focus on training and education to address current challenges so the laws of Demand and Supply will actually work for Appliance Service departments.
While not all retailers have the consumer demographics or square footage to consider more brands, more products, and new categories, all stores can envision using technology and devices that that can offer other products in your store.
Recent trends show a resurgence in the popularity of pellet grills. What’s driving this growth? We dive into it.
More than a label, ENERGY STAR offers resources through its partnership with Nationwide to help you differentiate, excel and increase revenue while strengthening your brand image.
In the world of cybersecurity and ransomware attacks, it’s not just the big dogs that get impacted. Here are five stats that prove just that.
The pandemic has forced rent to own dealers to change their image, the one that says an RTO store only rents products.
Nationwide’s PrimeTime show and NKBA’s KBIS event offer two exceptional platforms for the luxury appliances business to kick the year off.