Nationwide Marketing Group’s Service Leaders Network is working to provide appliance services with the tools they need to run efficient and profitable service departments.
Until recently, offering multiple payment options online for many small businesses meant allowing customers to checkout with their credit card of choice. This has quickly evolved, with alternative payment methods such as digital payments increasing in popularity. And...
Independent retailers continued riding their strong wave of confidence into May, recording the second-highest confidence score to date.
Two top-10 mattress brands will become one as Corsicana Mattress Company announced it has acquired Symbol Mattress.
Creating emotional advertising is a challenge, but it’s worth it. Success demands authenticity, respect, passion and creativity. Here are a few tips.
Consumer tech companies have been hampered by the ongoing chip shortage. But, according to some top execs, the brands themselves may be at least partly to blame for the current situation.
The Nationwide Furniture & Bedding team wrapped up the first-ever Furniture Forum at Virtual PrimeTime in March — and it was a smashing success.
Earth Day is a perfect opportunity to pause and think about the role the environment can play in your retailing efforts.
Melanie Huet has been named Chief Commercial Officer and Shelley Huff becomes Chief Operating Officer as Serta Simmons Bedding aims for transformational growth.
Here’s a look at the six most frequently mentioned lessons learned from independent retail business owners over the past few months.
Nationwide Marketing Group and the Nationwide RentDirect team are gearing up for this year’s Association of Progressive Rental Organizations (APRO) Virtual Legislative Conference on Wednesday, April 28.
Nationwide Marketing Group is saddened to learn of the recent passing of a longtime friend and partner of the organization William Ward. Bill, who passed on March 22, had a long and storied retail career that began at an Austin Dillard's store and ultimately saw Bill...
With a challenging 2020 behind us, Nationwide’s VP of Furniture & Bedding shares what he’s optimistic about for 2021 and beyond.
The Nationwide Marketing Group Independent Retail Confidence Index (NMG Index) soared to a record high entering April 2021.
Some $9.6 billion in goods passes through the Suez Canal on a daily basis. Or, at least, it did until the Ever Given ran aground blocking one of the busiest trade routes in the world.
Brick-and-mortar rent-to-own dealers face many of the same challenges as traditional retailers today. Among them, how to increase sales, drive customer foot traffic, increase web conversions and manage inventory levels.
As we wind our way through the first quarter of 2021, we are reminded of the remarkably challenging year that was 2020. When it comes to appliances, our industry continues to dig out of a global pandemic, but there is light ahead.
Nationwide’s VP of Member Experience shares some of the secret sauce that goes into planning for a Virtual PrimeTime event.
Congratulations to the 20 Members who each won $5,000 as part of our $100,000 giveaway at Virtual PrimeTime! Did you miss our closing show, where the winners were announced live? If so, check out this list to see if you won! American Furniture Warehouse, Greensboro,...
We dive into several marketing and advertising strategies that proved most successful for Nationwide Marketing Group Members in 2020.