Beyond the Showroom: Rethinking Luxury and Premium Selling

Before the spring of 2020, your showroom was a key part of your sales model. Appliance dealers used their funds to host events and draw people in to see their products in person. Manufacturers used the direct connections that come with showroom events to build their...

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High-End Appliance Dealers: The Next Generation

High-End Appliance Dealers: The Next Generation

Beginning in the 1970s, independent appliance dealers have enjoyed a great run. As family-owned businesses, they are often cornerstones in their communities. Everyone recognizes their name, and there is a lot of pride in having the second or even third generation...

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Lessons To Carry Into The New Year

Lessons To Carry Into The New Year

Now is the time to accept that there is no going back to the way things were before COVID-19. In the early months of the pandemic, we all tried to white-knuckle our way through until things "get back to normal." But by now – months in and with guidelines continuing to...

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2020 in the Rearview Mirror

2020 in the Rearview Mirror

We all know this isn't going to be a typical end of the year article. In many ways, 2020 is full of things we would like to forget. But as the year disappears into the distance behind us, there are some things that we all should reflect on and remember. As we turn the...

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Adjusting to Recent Housing Market Trends

Adjusting to Recent Housing Market Trends

So far this year, everything has been in flux. The housing market has not escaped the unexpected shutdowns and the halt in new construction. However, as the economy recovers and mortgage rates remain low, the market shows no signs of slowing down to a stop. The need...

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High-End Appliance Dealers: The Next Generation

High-End Appliance Dealers: The Next Generation

Beginning in the 1970s, independent appliance dealers have enjoyed a great run. As family-owned businesses, they are often cornerstones in their communities. Everyone recognizes their name, and there is a lot of pride in having the second or even third generation...

read more
Lessons To Carry Into The New Year

Lessons To Carry Into The New Year

Now is the time to accept that there is no going back to the way things were before COVID-19. In the early months of the pandemic, we all tried to white-knuckle our way through until things "get back to normal." But by now – months in and with guidelines continuing to...

read more
2020 in the Rearview Mirror

2020 in the Rearview Mirror

We all know this isn't going to be a typical end of the year article. In many ways, 2020 is full of things we would like to forget. But as the year disappears into the distance behind us, there are some things that we all should reflect on and remember. As we turn the...

read more
Adjusting to Recent Housing Market Trends

Adjusting to Recent Housing Market Trends

So far this year, everything has been in flux. The housing market has not escaped the unexpected shutdowns and the halt in new construction. However, as the economy recovers and mortgage rates remain low, the market shows no signs of slowing down to a stop. The need...

read more