We recently caught up with Steve Jermier, senior vice president of relationship management for Wells Fargo Retail Services, who provided a number of updates. Steve paints a realistic picture of the current and future state of the economy, how Wells Fargo is helping retailers prepare, new consumer financing tools and more.
Colin Blackmon, vice president of Motion & Outdoor for Ashley Furniture, shared the latest information about the company’s capital investments, including an expansion of the distribution and transportation networks, to better support the channel’s independent retailers.
Bob Salvano, Whirlpool’s VP / General Manager, Independent Retail & Builder Sales and Marketing, shared more about the company’s efforts to support Independent retail, including a renewed focus on new and expanded product lines and robust sales and marketing support, as well as efforts to diversify the supplier network and bring the backorder position to pre-pandemic levels.
Hate doing laundry? You’re not alone! But GE Appliances wants to revolutionize the way we all wash clothes. David Wilson, senior commercial director for GE Clothes Care, explains GE’s newest all-in-one machine that will wash and dry your clothes in two hours – without having to shift loads or specially retrofit your home to make the unit work. No special outlets, no dryer vents. This product is slated to be available in June 2023 but Nationwide Marketing Group is giving you a first look now!
Nationwide Marketing Group is proud to welcome Middleby Residential to the vendor family. With 16 brands under its umbrella – including Viking, La Cornue, AGA, Lynx, Kamado Joe and Masterbuilt – Middleby unites the industry’s foremost luxury brands for both home and outdoor. President Scott Grugel recently shared an update about the new Middleby-NMG partnership and how it can benefit Independent retailers, especially in the rapidly growing outdoor space.
After opening a new showroom at Las Vegas Market in January, Serta Simmons Bedding's Derek Miller shared more about how SSB is helping Nationwide Marketing Group's Independent retailers capture market share and win against Big Box. That includes a relaunch of 70% of...
You should always be looking for ways to freshen up your digital strategy. Here are a few things you can do to boost your online performance.
Tony Foster, SVP, Home Core Leader for Synchrony Financial, recently provided several updates on the relationship between Synchrony and Nationwide Marketing Group, new products, economic updates and more.
Our home networks have been tested. Historically, we always wanted faster internet download speeds. Now, with so much demand on these networks, faster speeds and wider bandwidth has become a necessity.
Everyone has an energy efficiency journey. However, most people are not aware of the biggest drivers of their electric bill nor are they aware of the biggest opportunities to save electricity and reduce carbon emissions.
A well-thought-out Human Resources strategy can add value across any organization, including retail. So, let’s build one!
For the first time in 35 years, consumers purchased more vinyl records than CDs in a given year, according to RIAA data.
There’s a path into the kitchen (and bath) renovation business that is very much attainable for today’s appliance retailers.
Three outdoor trends will strongly impact a retailer’s ability to have success in the space this year. Let’s dive into each.
New furniture top-over standards introduced by the CPSC and the STURDY Act are conflicting and creating confusion in the furniture industry.
Nationwide Marketing Group’s VP of Furniture and Bedding Jeff Rose is joined by Magnussen Home’s Josh Carter as the two discuss the new tip-over standards that will go into effect in late May, the difference between what the Consumer Product Safety Commission plans to enforce and the recently-passed STURDY Act, and more.
Working on your business, not in your business is an integral approach for business owners who want to take their company to the next level. Here are some tips to help you do just that.
The unemployment rate continues to remain at a very low rate, which is tremendous news for the country. But where are you going to find your next hire? Let’s dive into the human capital challenge.
If you are not planning on doing anything different, you run the risk of your luxury appliance business being left behind. Now is the time to be loud! Leverage the tools that you have at your disposal to find and engage with your customers.
There are many actions that can be taken to prevent the bad guys from getting into your system. Prevention is the key to reducing the risk of a data breach.