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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. You can let people in your community know that you support this cause by adding line of sight attention-getting tools to your storefront, and at NEM we will offer a 10% discount on any PINK banners, flags, or inflatables purchased or rented for the month of October. Read More→

NEM Employees Contribute to Harvey Rebuild

It has been a humbling experience to witness the aftereffects of Hurricane Harvey in our hometown of Houston. We are so grateful and fortunate that our own Houston-based employees are safe and have been able to volunteer these past few weeks to help their neighbors.

As employees, we weren’t able to reach the office and warehouse by car during the week after the storm, so we were encouraged to spend our time volunteering to help neighbors and shelters under duress. What a touching and uplifting experience this became! Former strangers came together to help neighbors and became friends under these unfortunate circumstances. Read More→

NEM Relief Efforts: #HoustonStrong During Hurricane Harvey Flooding

Our hearts and prayers continue to be with those affected by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey in our hometown of Houston and all around the Gulf Coast.

We are so grateful and fortunate that our own Houston-based employees are safe and have been able to volunteer this week to help their neighbors.  Read More→

This Just In: Giant Inflatables Allowed In Houston!

Every city has legislation and ordinances that sometimes do not have businesses’ best interests at heart. In 2010, the city of Houston, Texas passed a new ordinance banning so-called “attention-getting devices” – a major bummer for businesses who are struggling to attract foot traffic and drive-by traffic to their storefront in order to increase sales. Read More→

Same Store Sales

How to increase RETAILER’s #1 Metric? SAME STORE SALES… a not so obvious answer!

You hear it everyday in retail. Same store sales are down!!! Read More→

What Combination of Outdoor Advertising Tools Do I Need for My Event?

You’re having a big event, and it needs to be HUGE! Grand Opening? Seasonal Sale? Product Launch? New Member Special? There are certain tools that will help draw people to your event better than any other advertising effort.

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This discussion has to start with a conversation about marketing in general. In general when we talk about “Combination Marketing”, we are recognizing that successful retailers will be knowledgeable about several advertising and marketing approaches and most will use a “Combination” of the several approaches to leverage their budget and reach their target audience. Read More→

My storefront is hard to see from the road. What can I do?

AGH!!! My storefront is hard to see from the road!!!!!

Worse yet, I’m a retail business and I depend on all the drive by traffic to find my locations. So what are my options to get some customers into my store?

Three Solutions – You won’t like the first solution but you’ll love the last! Read More→

5 Ideas for your Grand Opening

Memorial Day is coming and there will be Memorial Day Sales everywhere. So take advantage of the “SALES PROMOTION” environment. Even if you have been opened for a short while you can still have a Grand Opening event.

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Digital vs. Outdoor Advertising

There’s no denying that consumers are spending a lot of time online these days. Today when you’re online there is no escape from the bombardment of pop-up ads, in-timeline ads, and even your friends incessantly posting multi-level marketing bids – so consumers have begun training themselves to ignore this contact barrage of annoying online ads. In fact, there are now 198 million active adblock users — and counting — around the world, according to anti-adblocking solutions provider PageFair. Ad blocking technology causes quite a ding in publishers’ revenues. This is why out-of-home advertising is still so important and very much alive as a successful means to create awareness of a specific business or campaign.

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As a marketing leader, are you looking to increase sales at your store locations? Find out how to attract the millions of commuters that drive by your store ever day.