Independent Thinking is a publication for the Members of Nationwide Marketing Group. New issues are published for each PrimeTime.
Second COVID-19 Survey Shows Independent Retailers Are Taking Serious Steps to Prevent Spread of Disease
Follow-up results show that more retailers are implementing measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus — and investing in their digital platforms.
Nationwide Marketing Group Survey Paints First Picture of Independent Retail Landscape, Post COVID-19 Outbreak
Survey data shows that nearly all independent retailers will modify their operating plans in some way, while more than half say business hasn’t been impacted — yet.
The collection of best practices and resources aims to guide independent retail business owners through the coronavirus crisis.
The Paycheck Protection Program provides small businesses with funds to pay up to 8 weeks of payroll costs including benefits. Funds can also be used to pay interest on mortgages, rent, and utilities.
With millions of Americans suddenly having to adjust to working from home, here are four realistic things small business owners can do to help employees — and themselves — make the most of this situation.
With the CARES Act signed into law, small business owners will have access to some $377 billion in emergency grants, forgivable loans and more.
In some ways, it’s already the case. But at PrimeTime in Houston, Lee McDonald, director of CE for Nationwide, talks about how CE will become the heart of consumers’ homes.
Oh, that’s just Renee Spresser, owner of Paul’s Furniture continuing a hilarious video series she’s created to brilliantly market her business in the town of 200. Spresser was recently honored with a Synchrony Pillar Award and joined the podcast from PrimeTime in Houston to share her story.
As a truly small-town retailer, Webb’s Home Store has to be nimble in its strategy. In that regard, Owner Grant Webb has learned to embrace innovation.
In November 2019, as the Nationwide Week of Giving was in full swing, that movement saw the 1,000,000th meal of the partnership between NMG and No Child Hungry packed and sealed.
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.