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Mega Power Newsletter: August 2021

Our website may have a new look, but our mission remains the same: making independent retailers stronger.

August 6, 2021  |  By Mega Group

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Our new website is now live!

After several months of work, MEGA Group Inc. is proud to present to you its new website! We may have a new look, but our mission remains the same: making independent retailers stronger. For over 55 years, MEGA Group offers a competitive advantage among like-minded independent furniture retailers in Canada, providing programs, services, and tools that independent retailers could not readily access, afford or effectively implement on their own, thereby saving them time and money.

Power Newsletter August 2021

This month in the MEGA Power Newsletter

Finding the Right Source: Shutdowns and Tight Shipping Challenge Foreign Sourcing and Production

Ongoing challenges related to container availability and pricing combined with temporary countrywide shutdowns related to the global pandemic have made it extremely difficult for wood and upholstery resources to predict what is next in global sourcing.

Many say they are hoping for stability in container pricing along with further decreases in COVID-19 cases before committing to any plans to further develop sourcing in Asia or elsewhere. Others, while not totally abandoning Asia, say they are looking to the West, including parts of Europe and North and South America, for opportunities.

 

Style in the kitchen

Universal Design or Aging-In-Place?

Universal design is about incorporating good design that makes your appliance customer’s home accessible for everyone, regardless of age, size, or ability.
Since the kitchen is the heart of the home, everyone should be able to use it safely and comfortably. Universal design is simple and intuitive and works for all members of a family, from children baking their first muffins to baby boomers suffering from joint issues to people who are already dealing with physical limitations.

 

Mega Group New Members August 2021

Welcome to these New Mega Members!

  • Outdoor Travel – Beamsville, ON
  • Furniture Land – Surrey, BC
  • Williams Electronics Inc. – Yellowknife, NT

 

Terry’s Tips – Feature Your Top Products, Manufacture More Sales

Just as you would place items strategically on your floor, your online storefront can virtually showcase items your customers are looking for (and be available 24/7!). Among other things, the Featured Products functionality drives attention to specific items available in your store.

 

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