Innovation in the TV space was on full, ahem, display at CES 2021 thanks to the intro of rollable and transparent screens and more.
Smart home products introduced at CES 2021 had one main theme that brought them all together: creating comfort and convenience for the consumer.
Nationwide Marketing Group’s independent retail confidence index report remained relatively flat heading into the first month of 2021.
Even with the challenges that 2020 has presented to the appliance business, there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the prospects for the premium and luxury categories heading into 2021.
Nationwide Marketing Group is saddened to learn of the recent passing of longtime Member and retailer John Jetson, owner and co-founder of Jetson TV & Appliance in Southeast Florida.
In separate announcements posted on December 15, International Market Centers (IMC) and the High Point Market Authority (HPMA) announced date changes for their 2021 events in Las Vegas and High Point, NC, respectively. Citing ongoing government and travel restrictions...
As we close in on the end of 2020 and look toward 2021, it’s a good time to think about what lessons we might be able to apply to our futures in the custom installation (CI) business.
This pandemic continues to make social distancing and shopping from home the new normal throughout the country, and has changed the way people are searching for and selecting home essential goods and services at your rent-to-own locations.
An infographic detailing the highlights of Nationwide Marketing Group’s first-ever Virtual PrimeTime show held in October.
Despite a dip in confidence heading into the final month of 2020, Independent retailers continue strong performance in the December NMG Index.
The COVID-19 pandemic has completely reshaped so many facets of so many different industries. The Independent retail channel was among the many forced to quickly adapt to new norms and fast-paced swings in consumer behaviors. Now, more than eight months after the...
Undoubtedly COVID-19 has changed our retail landscape, but COVID-19 did not introduce new problems; it just served to shine a spotlight on pre-existing challenges.
Reaching customers today is actually easier than it’s ever been before. but simple awareness marketing is not the same as staying connected with your customer and maintaining contact throughout their purchase journey.
The November NMG Index inched up in November, setting the Independent retail channel up for a strong push during the final two months of 2020, just as the holiday shopping season gets into full swing.
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We’ve all had to make adjustments in how we work, live, teach and thrive during this pandemic. And the same can absolutely be said about the Independent retail channel.
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Raise your hand if you’ve heard this one before when it comes to running a retail store: “Good help is hard to find, and even harder to keep!”
NMG Index moved up nearly a point, as retailers’ sales performance continues to stay strong.
We are giving away what could be the single-largest prize EVER to an Independent retailer – a $100,000 STORE MAKEOVER – at Virtual PrimeTime in October. Register now to attend!
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Buying power among consumers is about to undergo a dramatic shift as Millennials and Gen Z expand their influence. Here’s what retailers need to keep in mind when courting these younger buyers.
A Leap of Faith leads to All Things Service
At the beginning 2020, the prospect of exploding Smart Home product sales and the massive growth potential in the Connected Home category were the major headlines. Then COVID-19 happened.