The managers at Friedmans Appliance Kitchen Bed and Bath knew that the next change—the one that would be a true differentiator—had to come from within.
Goodbye 2010. It's now time to look ahead and figure out how to take advantage of the new opportunities that 2011 will present. The glory days we saw before 2008 certainly won't return anytime soon (if ever), but there are some trends that can help savvy dealers improve sales and profits over last year. Here…
Given the pressure independent CE dealers face today, Nationwide Marketing has launched several incentives - core model allowance and volume buying programs, and a cash incentive program with DirectTV - to help them compete more effectively against the national chains.
From a wide angle, it looks rather as if someone has spilled a giant box of Trix all over the convention center showfloor here at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Such are the bright colors on display at the Nationwide Marketing Group’s semi-annual meeting, PrimeTime, which runs through the end of the day. Whirpool is showing its Duet laundry sets in “Aspen,” “Ocean Blue” and “Tuscan Chestnut.” Elextrolux adds tropical notes with with “Turquoise Sky,” and “Mediterranean Blue.” And LG, the company which first introduced ultra-vivid color to the appliances market three years ago has added “Bahama Blue” and “Emerald Green” to it’s
Nationwide Marketing Group (NMG) announced Wednesday that broadcast journalist and former ESPN host Roy Firestone will be the keynote speaker at their PrimeTIme! Kickoff on Aug. 17 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas. The PrimeTime! event is the official start of the largest three-day vendor exhibition and buying show for independent electronics, appliances and furniture dealers in the U.S. “We are excited to have Roy Firestone kick off PrimeTime! in Vegas,” said Nationwide President Ed Kelly said in a statement. “HIs ability to inspire a crowd and his exceptional vocal talents are sure to entertain and motivate all who attend.”
The Environmental Protection Agency last week named the winners of its Excellence in Energy Star Promotion award, which goes to companies who went the extra mile in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Among the winners in the electronics sector were Whirlpool, Sears, and the Nationwide Marketing Group. Nationwide was recognized in the Excellence in Energy Star Promotion category. “Nationwide Marketing Group believes in the value and benefits of energy efficiency, the energy star message and the importance of sharing its benefits with our customers,” the company’s national merchandise manager of appliances, Richard Weinberg, said in a statement. The winners will be recognized
A new slideshow has posted to Dealerscope.com, featuring the members of the Nationwide Group and their recent strategy meeting in Dallas. It can be viewed here. What do you think about this slideshow? Talk about it in the Dealerscope forums.