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.
Updated Media Center and new Independent Thinking newsletter to deliver fresh, targeted content to independent retailers throughout the channel.
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.
Independent Thinking Podcast
Ahead of Virtual PrimeTime in mid-March, we sat down with Nationwide Marketing Group Sr. Director of Furniture & Bedding Jeff Rose to talk about the latest disruptions in the F&B supply chain, and we get a preview of what’s to come at Virtual PrimeTime and beyond for furniture and bedding retailers.
There’s perhaps no conversation that’s more difficult to have for family-run and independent businesses than the one that involves succession planning. In fact, that’s probably why only 30-ish% of family-owned businesses make it to the second generation of ownership. We sat down with JRM Sales & Management founder and CEO Joe Milevsky to talk succession planning and a whole lot more.
Nationwide Marketing Group recently named John O’Halloran its Sr. Merchant for the appliance team with a special focus on the luxury category. We sat down with John to get the latest on the space, his plans for expansion and more.
Ashley Gorrie, CEO of Nationwide Marketing Group vendor partner Gorrie, shares what retail trends she believes will have the longest impact in a post-COVID world.