When the Nationwide Marketing Group’s merger with MEGA Group USA was announced in the fall, the benefits of the new venture were immediately evident through sheer numbers. The combined organization created a single entity that serves more than 5,300 independent retailers with more than 14,000 store fronts that generate an estimated revenue of $18.5 billion. That’s massive buying power.
And even in our sit-down with Nationwide’s Tom Hickman for the Dealerscope Podcast a few weeks ago—before he was made the group’s President—we could start to conceptualize how the combined organization would work to create previously unrealized benefits for the membership.
But it took being here in person in Orlando for the first combined PrimeTime show to understand just how much potential this new-look organization truly has.