Nationwide Marketing Group Distribution Network Expands to Over 200 Warehouses

New and expanding distribution programs help Nationwide Marketing Group retailers get on-time access to a wide array of products.

Hauslane Expands Successful Digital-First Business Model to Brick and Mortar Locations with Nationwide Marketing Group

Customer-centered brand Hauslane adds new high-performance range hood options for independent dealers coast to coast.

Operating Challenges for RTO Dealers in Today’s Environment

Dealers in the rent-to-own industry have to combat many misperceptions about how (and why) they operate. Many partners are out there helping them do just that.

Nationwide Marketing Group Offers Enhanced Website Experience with centerpoint

Developed in tandem with website partners Site on Time and Retailer Web Services, centerpoint ensures shoppers can quickly and easily find pricing and inventory information on a retailer’s website.

We’re Committed to Making a Difference with ENERGY STAR

Nationwide and our partners are strategically focused on making ENERGY STAR Certified products a critical part of our merchandising mix.

Nationwide Marketing Group Earns ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

For the 8th year in a row, Nationwide Marketing Group has earned the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year — Sustained Excellence Award.

IFA Global Press Conference Highlights Two Critical Retail Trends

Two key trends emerged from the IFA 2022 Global Press Conference that present important opportunities for independent retailers.

Nationwide Marketing Group Announces Summer Regional Member Meeting Schedule

Nationwide members can now register for any of the four Regional Member Meetings slated to take place in June.

Top Energy Actions You Can Take to Help with Climate Change

Protecting the planet is important, not just on Earth Day, but every day. The ENERGY STAR team offers three big-impact energy steps to consider.

HTSN Goes All-In on Partnership with Snap One

Program brings full complement of Snap One brands into the fold for HTSN dealers; education and training will also be a key component.

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Independent Thinking Podcast

119: Schewels Home Celebrates 125 Years of Retailing

119: Schewels Home Celebrates 125 Years of Retailing

With five generations of Schewels successfully guiding the company over 125 years, it’s no wonder the Lynchburg, VA-based retailer will be honored as a Giant of Bedding Retail by Furniture Today. We sit down with Jack Schewel, a co-owner of the business with his brother Marc, to talk about their long legacy and what’s been the keys to their sustained success.

118: Mattress World Northwest Owner Reflects On Growing the Business

118: Mattress World Northwest Owner Reflects On Growing the Business

With a major bedding industry recognition on the horizon, Sean Hathaway, owner of Mattress World Northwest sat down to reflect on his time in retail. While it’s something he never envisioned getting into, Hathaway has seen massive success, growing to more than 20 locations in the Pacific Northwest.

116: Unwasted Founder Shares Incredible Startup Story

116: Unwasted Founder Shares Incredible Startup Story

If it were up to Ashley Gorrie, her company, Unwasted, wouldn’t have enough raw material at its disposal to even exist. But, until we can stop pulling plastic from our oceans, Unwasted will work to use them to manufacture its product. Gorrie jumps on the Independent Thinking Podcast to share the brand’s inspiring story.


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