At Virtual PrimeTime, NMG and our partners are giving away more than $130,000 in cash and prizes! You can’t afford to miss it – and your odds of winning have never been better!
Virtual events are here to stay. But organizations can’t continue to make the mistake of trying to recreate their physical show in a digital environment.
The pandemic has had a dramatic impact on consumer shopping habits. For retail, that means the need to place a greater emphasis on a safe in-store experience.
At Virtual PrimeTime, March 16-18, Nationwide Members will have a number of opportunities to give back to the charities that are close to our hearts and close to their communities.
WithIt’s popular market education breakfast is virtual this month, and everyone in the industry is invited to this event, titled “Influence, Inspire and Impact.” The session, which features presenter Lynne Jensen-Nelson, focuses on how to build and leverage influence, which is one of the most important soft skills that employees need to learn. Jensen-Nelson has been a favorite presenter for the WithIt audience and has also presented during the Furniture Today Leadership conference.
Independent retailers saw their confidence levels increase to near-record highs in the March NMG Index survey. The climb was driven by anticipated spending as consumers receive more stimulus checks and tax return payouts.
Prolonged stay-at-home orders and concern over the safety of in-person shopping combined to push the fast forward button on the typical TV upgrade cycle.
2020 will also go down in history as the year everything changed. Here’s a look at three key trends that will linger, especially when it comes to outdoor living.
During the Virtual Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), the Design Bites program serves as a microcosm of the industry as a whole, showing how technology and experience are driving innovation in the space.
Over those two years, Nationwide and AT&T have continued working closely with participating dealers to learn more about the in-store experience and how the program could be improved upon.
The release of a top voice commands list details how consumers are interacting with their smart home products — and how retailers can best position those products.
The overall confidence of the Independent retail channel remained relatively unchanged in February, but dealers reported some interesting details about what drove their confidence in February.
The drastic shift to online shopping during the pandemic has placed many hurdles in the way of promoting your consumer financing options. But there are plenty of innovative ways to capitalize on the shift to digital.
We’ve been attending virtual events for nearly an entire year now. In that time, we’ve learned a little bit abotu how to make the most of these experiences.
Innovation in the TV space was on full, ahem, display at CES 2021 thanks to the intro of rollable and transparent screens and more.
Smart home products introduced at CES 2021 had one main theme that brought them all together: creating comfort and convenience for the consumer.
Nationwide Marketing Group’s independent retail confidence index report remained relatively flat heading into the first month of 2021.
Even with the challenges that 2020 has presented to the appliance business, there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the prospects for the premium and luxury categories heading into 2021.
Nationwide Marketing Group is saddened to learn of the recent passing of longtime Member and retailer John Jetson, owner and co-founder of Jetson TV & Appliance in Southeast Florida.
In separate announcements posted on December 15, International Market Centers (IMC) and the High Point Market Authority (HPMA) announced date changes for their 2021 events in Las Vegas and High Point, NC, respectively. Citing ongoing government and travel restrictions...