The Evolution of the Luxury Appliance Shopping Experience

The customer journey has experienced a complete evolution over the past year, and the luxury appliance space was not exempt from that.

Little Big Town to Perform for Nationwide Marketing Group to Give Back to Independent Retailers at PrimeTime

The GRAMMY Award-winning band’s appearance at the Grand Ole Opry for PrimeTime will kick off Nationwide’s 50th anniversary celebration of its members.

AT&T Program Gives Independent Retailers Many Ways to Sell Connected Services

Driven by member feedback, Nationwide Marketing Group’s Connected Services program has continued to evolve in ways that make selling AT&T’s products and services even easier for the independent retailer.

With Omninchannel vs. Optichannel, Data is the Difference

The biggest difference in the evolution from omni- to optichannel marketing is the influence of data in our decision of where to market.

NKBA Gets Set for First-Ever Luxury Kitchen Summit

Grounded in new research, the NKBA Summit: Luxury Defined will explore the meaning of luxury today, how to work with high net-worth clients, key style elements of elevated living, and more.

Status Update: Where Are All the New Chip Factories?

New chipset factories are supposed to help ease the burden of the ongoing chip shortage. So, where are they?

Inspiring the Hobby of Connected Home

For a hobby category like the DIY Connected Home to succeed, it needs to excite the customer’s imagination of what is possible and tickle the desire of wanting to do more.

NMG Index Levels Off in June After Strong Two-Month Run

Inventory challenges, reopened economy pushes Independent retail confidence down slightly heading into June. But NMG Index still checked in with the third-highest month on record.

Turning Lemons Into Customer Experience Wins with Your Customers

With so much out of our control — as we’ve noticed over the past year — what can be done to ensure a great customer experience?

Howard’s Strikes Acquisition Deal with Midway Home Solutions

Two Nationwide Marketing Group dealers reach agreement that gives Midway owners a path to succession while solidifying Howard’s as West Coast’s leading appliance destination.

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70: Bobcat Home Furnishings Shares Its Growth Story

70: Bobcat Home Furnishings Shares Its Growth Story

From an idea on the back of a napkin, to a startup business run out of the back of a truck, to a massive presence in a 32,000-square-foot Boseman, Montana-based location — all in just 13 years. Alonzo Antonucci, owner of Bobcat Home Furnishings Company, shares his story.

68: Tackling the Chipset Shortage and Other Supply Chain Challenges in Consumer Electronics

68: Tackling the Chipset Shortage and Other Supply Chain Challenges in Consumer Electronics

Nationwide Marketing Group Vice President of Consumer Electronics Lee McDonald addresses a wide range of topics on the latest podcast, including the ongoing chipset shortage, tech trends the pandemic pushed and more.

67: Digital Price Tags Have Changed the Retail Game for Billman’s

67: Digital Price Tags Have Changed the Retail Game for Billman’s

The switch to digital price tags was a few years in the making for Cut Bank, Montana-based Billman’s Inc. But now that they’ve made the switch, co-owner Jeff Billman says they’ll never go back to paper tags. The benefits, he says, well beyond the time saved having to rip and replace labels.


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