Dealer Profile: Nebraska Furniture Mart Brings CES to the Consumer
The plans went through many revisions and included the input from nearly all of the division's sales associates, Shaw said. Construction began in phases about a year ago. The extra time and thought put into the renovation has paid off.
"There is no other retailer that can match this in terms of service, selection and value," said Jim Sanduski, Panasonic's new senior vice president of sales. "The other thing that distinguishes them (NFM) is that they have so many trained sales professionals. To have someone who can demonstrate product is important, especially with 3D coming out. They're very important to us."
Here are some design strategies and highlights NFM incorporated into the CE division that other CE retailers could learn from.