Independent Thinking

Current Issue: Houston, February 2020

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Member Spotlight: Royal Flooring

The quick and exponential growth that Urbandale, Iowa-based retailer Royal Flooring has experienced is no accident. Co-owner Johnnie Kennell shares some of his secrets to success.

Houston, We Have ENERGY STAR

At PrimeTime, you has a tremendous opportunity to see for yourself how energy and innovation can drive your business to new heights in 2020 with ENERGY STAR®.

Digital Conversions Matter for Your Store

Conversions are ultimately an engagement with your customer. This could be an online sale or some type of inquiry about your products or services. The type of engagement tells us where they are in their path to purchase.

Navigating the Mystifying Marketing Maze

Determining what is the best marketing mix for your store is a multilayered process that involves matching messaging, media options and ad placement with consumer demographics, dealer offerings and budget.

The Speed of Connected Home Support

The tiny home was a great example of what’s possible in the world of connected home technology, especially in the form of GE’s Kitchen Hub. But the experience also exposes us to some of the bitter truths around the category.

About Nationwide Marketing Group

Nationwide Marketing Group works on behalf of thousands of independent appliance, furniture, bedding, electronics, specialty electronics, custom installation and rent-to-own dealers helping them grow their businesses and thrive on their own terms. With more than 5,000 members who operate some 14,000 storefronts, Nationwide Marketing Group is the largest buying, marketing and business support organization of its kind, representing billions in combined annual sales across the membership.
For nearly 50 years, the organization has remained committed to the independent channel, empowering members with the scale, sophistication and efficiencies they need to compete while delivering the unmatched business intelligence, tools and resources required to win in an ever-changing business environment. Media Contact: Amy Croom 336-714-8803 gro.puorGediwnoitaN@moorC.ymA