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Nationwide Marketing Group Partners With with SecurityCoverage, Furniture Wizard Software and Schooley Mitchell

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Nationwide Marketing Group announced their newest vendor partnerships with SecurityCoverage, Furniture Wizard Software and Schooley Mitchell.

Nationwide, a leading buying and marketing group for independent appliance, electronics furniture and rental dealers, joined forces with Schooley Mitchell, the largest independent telecommunications consulting firm in North America to offer cost‐cutting telecom services to Nationwide members.

Schooley Mitchell

“Nationwide has a proven track record of leveraging buying power,” remarked Managing Partner of Schooley Mitchell, Sean Fox. “With our new relationship, we will ensure that no Nationwide member is paying more than they have to for their telecom services.”

According to Fox, their clients average savings of 28% in areas including cellular, local phone, long distance, internet, conferencing, and merchant services. Schooley Mitchell’s fees are contingency‐based so the analysis they provide has no up‐front cost and does not require changing providers.

“Telecommunications is usually a major expense for most dealers,” said James MacAlpine, Vice President of Rental & Business Development at Nationwide. “Schooley Mitchell’s services could potentially save Nationwide Marketing Group members big money on their bottom line by reducing these costs. It’s a risk free proposition.” 

For more information on Schooley Mitchell visit www.schooleymitchell.com/sfox or (513) 225‐


“SecurityCoverage’s mission is to make technology simple and easy to use,” said Edward Barrett, Vice President of Marketing and Channel Sales at SecurityCoverage.

Through their new partnership with Nationwide, dealers will have access to fully managed, fully supported, mobile and desktop computing security and technical support services through two programs: Ask‐a‐Tech and Secure IT Plus desktop security.

According to Barrett, dealers can choose to use the program as a value‐added incentive or offer it as a point‐of‐sale service benefit to their customers.

“SecurityCoverage services will assist our dealers to better meet the growing technical demands of the market in a more cost efficient way,” said MacAlpine. “Their services will not only keep computers protected but also reduce the number of service and support calls to the dealer.”

For more information on SecurityCoverage visit www.securitycoverage.com or (877) 725‐4839.

Furniture Wizard Software

Since 1996, Furniture Wizard Software has been providing robust business management point of sale software to appliances, electronics and furniture dealers across the U.S. and abroad.

“Our new iPad application takes advantage of the latest technology placing product details and inventory availability into the hands of the sales team,” said Martin Fischbein President of Furniture Wizard Software. “This can be appreciated by the customer saving them valuable time while enhancing their shopping experience. The sales associate now has fast and reliable access to recommended additional items, increasing the ability to up sell complimentary products.”

According to MacAlpine, consumers are already taking advantage of this technology when showrooming, “Our dealers need to increase sales to remain competitive. So speed of access to up to date information is an added efficiency in the selling cycle that will give them a winning edge in their markets.”

For more information on Furniture Wizard Software visit www.furniturewizard.com or (619)

All three vendors will be exhibiting at the upcoming Nationwide PrimeTime! buying show and strategic member conference being held at the Gaylord National in National Harbor, Maryland on August 19‐22, 2012, visit www.nationwideprimetime.com

For more information on the many benefits of joining Nationwide including an invitation to
PrimeTime!, contact James MacAlpine at (336) 722‐4681 or email questions to jamesm@nationwidegroup.org

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