When Keith Moneymaker, owner of Sweet Dreams Mattresses & More, decided to do something about the used and unwanted mattresses he saw piling up in local landfills, he probably never imagined it would evolve into the type of give back effort he’s currently driving.
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Despite still being in its infancy, the team at AV Imagined has built out a strong business plan that has the business on a path towards exponential growth.
Ellipsys Commercial Technology Group was launched over the summer with a mission to serve commercial systems integrators looking to carve their path in a competitive industry. This is the story of how the brand was built.
Since the meteoric rise of artificial intelligence tools like Chat GPT last Fall, many questions have been asked regarding what role AI could play in retail. Nationwide Marketing Group’s digital team is actively exploring many possible answers.
Looking to drive profitability, attract new customers and diversify your independent retail business? Adding luxury appliances to your mix could be the answer to all your questions.
Despite the convenience of ordering with just a few clicks, recent research shows that consumers continue to seek the unique experience offered by in-store shopping.
The tools needed to run an efficient and effective appliance service business extend beyond the ones found in a typical workbench. Service Leaders Network can provide access to the business tools required to repair a business or take you to the next level.
There are hundreds of possible reasons why a customer is in your store looking for a new mattress. But if you focus on the top five problems, you can help solve most of your customers’ sleep issues and help them select a new mattress that is just right for them.
Customer data can provide the answers to many questions about who your customers are, what motivates them to buy and more. But it’s what you do with that data that makes all the difference.
Independent retailers would be wise to diversify their business by adding new brands, products and verticals to their offerings. It’s a strategy that, during cyclical downturns, can help protect your business.
The ENERGY STAR label is more than just a sticker on a box. Dive deep into the program, the incentives provided, how standards are set and more.
FEI Group, the flooring industry’s largest network of interior and exterior finish contractors and interior finish showrooms, is also the parent organization to a number of related industry groups, including the Kitchen & Bath Alliance. K&BA is a leading network of kitchen and bath and decorative plumbing and hardware showrooms.
Nationwide Marketing Group CEO Tom Hickman sat down with Temper-Sealy International President of U.S. Sales Steve Rusing to help answer questions NMG received from Members about TSI’s recent acquisition of Mattress Firm.
In an age where finding and attracting talent can be a challenge, businesses need to find ways to stand out. One thing you can do to differentiate your business is to craft well-written job descriptions. Here are some tips to take your job postings to the next level.
There are myriad reasons why independent retailers ought to consider diversifying their product offerings. One category that can help spice up your floor — and add margin into your mix — is outdoor product.
Dive into bite-sized clips from the Customer Obsessed member panel during Nationwide Marketing Group’s PrimeTime event in Dallas.
Nationwide Marketing Group recently announced some changes to the structure of its regions — a move that will provide members with even stronger support from the Nationwide field team. We sat down with Patrick Maloney, executive vice president of membership, to discuss the changes.
Custom Integrators Laud First-Ever Oasys Summit and the Networking and Education Opportunities Provided
Oasys members and vendor partners were treated to a first-class educational program and unique opportunities to build upon critical relationships during the group’s first summit in Nashville.
Customers may be hesitant to pay extra for a service they feel they may not need, or may not fully understand. However, with a strategic and empathetic approach, you can effectively address these objections and boost your protection plan sales.
It’s true that we all want to build our companies and see them evolve. However, to ensure their long-term success, we must look beyond the day-to-day to ensure continued growth for years to come. That’s where succession planning has so many added benefits beyond the realization of a smooth leadership transition.