A podcast on, and for, the Independent retail channel, created by Nationwide Marketing Group.
59: Furniture & Bedding Supply Chain Updates and a PrimeTime Preview with Jeff Rose
Ahead of Virtual PrimeTime in mid-March, we sat down with Nationwide Marketing Group Sr. Director of Furniture & Bedding Jeff Rose to talk about the latest disruptions in the F&B supply chain, and we get a preview of what's to come at Virtual PrimeTime and beyond for furniture and bedding retailers.
58: Let’s Talk Succession Planning in Retail with JRM Sales & Management
There's perhaps no conversation that's more difficult to have for family-run and independent businesses than the one that involves succession planning. In fact, that's probably why only 30-ish% of family-owned businesses make it to the second generation of ownership. We sat down with JRM Sales & Management founder and CEO Joe Milevsky to talk succession planning and a whole lot more.
57: In the Lap of Luxury Appliances with John O’Halloran
Nationwide Marketing Group recently named John O’Halloran its Sr. Merchant for the appliance team with a special focus on the luxury category. We sat down with John to get the latest on the space, his plans for expansion and more.
56: Gorrie CEO Talks Retail Trends in a Post-COVID World
Ashley Gorrie, CEO of Nationwide Marketing Group vendor partner Gorrie, shares what retail trends she believes will have the longest impact in a post-COVID world.
55: Tom Hickman Tackles Nationwide Members’ Questions
We collected a wide swath of questions from you, our listeners, and boiled them down to some of the most-asked-about topics for President and Chief Member Advocate Tom Hickman to address.
54: Rotmans Plans and Preps for a Major Store Reformatting Project
Seeing a "store closing" sale pop up in the middle of a pandemic may elicit some sorry thoughts. But for Worcester, MA-based Rotmans, the promotion comes with a catch: They plan to reopen in a few weeks time with a completely reformatted store.