Buying Groups

Tom Hickman Provides an Update on the State of Nationwide
October 1, 2019 at 9:04 am

Nationwide Chief Member Advocate Tom Hickman spent some time during the group's recent PrimeTime show to give an update on the health of the organization and to talk about some trends in the independent retail sector.

NATM: Stable at its Core, as Group Nears 50 Years
September 29, 2019 at 7:00 pm

NATM heads toward its 50th anniversary with members whose solidarity, sharing and kinship are helping them to stave off the effects of a 2019 that’s seen hard-won business gains.

Seen at the 2019 NATM Product Expo
September 27, 2019 at 12:46 am

Here’s an account of some of our booth visits to the buying group’s exhibiting vendors. Stay tuned for our upcoming coverage of the overview provided by NATM leadership at its annual Conference Sept. 23-25 on the group’s positioning heading into 2020.

HTSA Trains Focus on Member Training at CEDIA Expo
September 20, 2019 at 12:31 pm

HTSA ran an educational program on the eve of CEDIA Expo that leveraged members' presence at the show and showcased its initiatives in the lighting and health and wellness categories.

Talking Tech Trends at Nationwide PrimeTime 2019
September 16, 2019 at 2:04 pm

We sat down with Doug Wrede and Derek Mattila of Nationwide Marketing Group to talk about the latest tech trends they're following, and what the deal is with the new Tiny Smart Home that debuted at PrimeTime 2019.

NECO Alliance Touts Pro-Active Retail Strategies at its Expo
September 10, 2019 at 12:06 pm

The NECO Alliance's yearly conference this week in Connecticut was a chance for members to access new buying opportunities while networking with fellow dealers to discuss common business challenges and review pro-active solutions.