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Latest Nationwide Marketing Group Survey: 48% of Dealers Increase Sales

States’ reopening efforts, website enhancements, federal aid positively impacting members’ growth amid coronavirus crisis, latest Nationwide Marketing Group survey reveals.

Arlen Schweiger · June 02, 2020

Best Buy Retains 81% of Sales During Pandemic

Best Buy reports a 155% uptick in online sales and retains 81% of sales during last six weeks of Q1, despite stores being closed during pandemic.

Jason Knott · May 21, 2020

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Best Buy to Reopen 200 Stores for Appointment-Only

Best Buy sets strict safety policy in which employees are required to wear masks and customers are always accompanied by an employee.

Jason Knott · April 29, 2020

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Nationwide Members Survey: Web Traffic, Customer Engagement Surge

Amid store closures and reduced operating hours, 81% of Nationwide Marketing Group survey takers report increased or status quo web traffic; greater adoption of chat and video communications.

Arlen Schweiger · April 10, 2020

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Coronavirus Crisis Communications: 4 Strategies for Showroom Owners

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, priorities include both internal and external communications; investing in or ramping up your website; and engaging in online chat.

CE Pro Editors · March 23, 2020

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Gorrie Helps Nationwide Members Merchandise Connected Homes

Nationwide Marketing Group partners with retail activation firm Gorrie to create simplified in-store smart home experiences for showrooms.

Jason Knott · March 11, 2020

Google Nest Inks Exclusive Deal with Nationwide/HTSN

Google Nest Prime Retail Program makes entire line of Google Nest connected home devices available to Nationwide members.

Jason Knott · January 16, 2020

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Take 5 Audio Sold; Founder Ralph Cortigiano Retires

Longtime New Haven, Conn.-based audio retailer and custom installation company Take 5 Audio to become part of Middlebury Furniture & Home Design store.

Jason Knott · January 02, 2020

CE Pro 100 in 2019: Lighting, Recurring Revenue, AI, and Efficiencies

Members of the CE Pro 100 share thoughts on which new technology categories and markets they plan on expanding into, shoring up operations efficiencies, hiring and retaining talent, customer service and RMR strategies.

Arlen Schweiger · June 05, 2019

Best Buy to Focus on Total Tech Support as ‘Giftable’ Holiday Item

Best Buy reports strong Q3 revenues and ups forecasts for 2019. In-Home Advisors and Total Tech Support programs will spur growth.

Jason Knott · November 21, 2018