Results that matter

Efficiencies and expertise to speed up your success

Some buying groups make inflated promises and unsubstantiated claims. But that’s not our style. As a Member-focused, performance-driven organization, we value integrity, transparency and truth.

That means we’re accountable for walking our talk. And we are committed to providing measurable value to the thousands of Independent business owners that choose to partner with us – period.

As your business partner, it’s our job to keep you one step ahead of your competition. And to always be innovating to improve your business results. Because we only win when you do.

Buying Power

As a Member of Nationwide Marketing Group, you have access to hundreds of the top brands across the major appliances, furniture, bedding, consumer electronics, flooring, outdoor living, rent-to-own, home improvement and custom integration categories. At prices that keep you competitive with the national chains.

There is strength in numbers. And when we join together, our group represents some 14,000 store fronts, making our footprint greater than Sears, Home Depot and Lowe’s. Combined.

Leverage the Nationwide eXchange platform to call on any one of our 18 distribution partners who collectively boast over 200 distribution centers. Over 30 of those locations offer on-site pickup so you don’t have to wait to complete your next project.

Marketing Support

We combined the best of WebFronts and Site on Time with cutting-edge technology to make a brand-new, innovative and industry-leading platform.

Our new web platform provides best-in-class enhancements to site speed, performance, SEO functionality, and more to power your digital potential.

Formerly AdRocket, OneShop Digital Advertising delivers a seamless, comprehensive solution for boosting online and in-store traffic, fueling revenue growth.

Dedicated Digital Advisors focus on optimizing your advertising spend, consistently delivering an average of 6x return on ad investment.

NMG is a Google Premier Partner, the highest level of recognition for Google Channel Partners. The Google Premier Partner designation is based on a number of benchmarks, all monitored by Google’s strategic partnerships team through a rigorous vetting process.

Exclusive Events

Hosted for over 30 years and more than 60 events, PrimeTime, our biannual Member conference and tradeshow, is the premier event for Independent retailers looking to improve their results quickly. Featuring more than 85 hours of forward-thinking education, millions in Cash Back for product purchases at the show, networking and roundtables with peers from across North America, PrimeTime is the most efficient way to fast-track your success.


Today’s retailer must look for every way possible to grow sales and reduce costs. NMG's Financial Services team continually works to help you maintain your competitive advantage by offering group-negotiated financial services in every area of your business.

With multiple inventory finance partners leveraging their financial muscle along with Nationwide’s size, you’ll be in the best position to manage growth without tying up all of your cash. Utilizing inventory financing also simplifies your business because your cash needs become more predictable.

By joining Nationwide Marketing Group, you will immediately benefit because both Wells Fargo and Northpoint associate a lower risk to Members that are part of a buying group and have access to so many merchandising, marketing and business services.

Retail credit, also referred to as consumer financing, attracts new customers and also brings in repeat customers. Consumer financing brings in higher average tickets and increased close rates, and Nationwide offers the most competitive rates in the industry.

HR, Insurance and Accounting

As a Member, you have access to a complete offering of property and casualty programs – including special cyber and employee practices liability – through Lockton Affinity, the world’s largest privately owned insurance company.

Our exclusive insurance program, built with Lockton Affinity, creates the channel’s first and only health insurance program designed exclusively for Independent business owners and their employees. The program, available in all 50 states, has no waiting periods and competitive rates.

Through a payment solution from Comdata, you receive a minimum 0.9 percent rebate on payments made through Comdata’s network while enjoying a much higher security level than traditional checks. The setup process is easy, and we’ll do a free analysis to quantify your rebate potential.

Staff Training

Make your employees your most important asset by investing in their development and making training a daily focus. Nationwide Learning Academy offers Nationwide Members both online and in-person skills training sessions for leading, selling and delivering. Plus, the latest product education from all of Nationwide’s key vendor partners.

Our mobile-optimized learning center features more than 800 educational opportunities for front-line team members and has seen more than 300,000 certifications issued to participants. Add to that an attractive MemberNet Rewards program, and you have a true “no excuse zone” for learning!

For our custom integrator Members, the Oasys Learning Academy, powered by CEDIA — the global authority on training and education for the custom integration industry — is available exclusively through the NLA platform.

Exclusive Insights

Our biannual digital magazine, published exclusively for Members, delivers trends, latest news, exclusive interviews and more.

The Independent Thinking blog keeps you up to date on the latest news affecting Members and the industry at large. Signup to receive regular updates delivered directly to your inbox.

The Independent Thinking Podcast is a weekly podcast for the Independent retail channel. Available on all major streaming platforms, listen to in-depth interviews with your peers, vendor partners and the NMG team. Click here to stream now!

Product Protection

Nationwide Marketing Group partners with first-class warranty administrators to provide Members with industry-leading protection plan programs.

Appliance and consumer electronics retailers can take advantage of the EPIC Protect program administered by Centricity and the LifeProof Appliance program administered by Safeware.

Our furniture retailers can choose between Guardsman, the LifeProof Furniture program or Montage. All three administrators offer unique coverage options with competitive pricing that aim to help retailers sell more plans and better serve their customers.

Specialty Groups

The Service Leaders Network connects over 850 appliance servicing dealers to create a single community with a heard voice. Through SLN, a host of services, resources, training, business counseling, trade partner discounts and more have been developed and are available for all appliance servicing Members.

Nationwide RentDirect serves more than 150 Independent rent-to-own dealers with more than 3,500 locations throughout the US. As a Member of Nationwide RentDirect you’ll have a dedicated Member Support Manager that gets deep in the trenches with you and your unique business challenges. Invested in your success, they’ll help you tap into the resources and solutions you need to thrive.

NMG's custom integration division specializes in bringing residential and commercial integrators the best brands in automation, whole home audio/video distribution, complete theater packages, commercial displays, seating, accessories and more.

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