Nationwide PrimeTime 2014Alan Wolf ⋅ Published: August 13, 2014 Scenes from Nationwide PrimeTime buy fair held in Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 10-13 “Crank Up the Volume” was the theme of Nationwide’s PrimeTime show, which was held at the Opryland Resort in Nashville. Dealers vied for furniture deals during PrimeTime’s “Millions in Minutes” auction. Nationwide’s furniture division accounts for 50 percent of the group’s membership growth. The outdoor business is one of the industry’s fastest-growing categories, said Nationwide Furniture president Bill Bazemore. Nationwide’s management team, which gathered for the group’s PrimeTime show in Nashville last week, said business is resurging for its dealers. Tier-one CE and appliance manufacturers Samsung and LG presented their latest wares at the show. Navy SEALs commander and trainer Rorke Denver explained how independent dealers can apply special forces techniques and strategies to their businesses at a PrimeTime motivational session. Nationwide’s private-label iAmerica program is expanding into bedroom sets and other furniture categories.SubscribeFor more stories like this, and to keep up to date with all our market leading news, features and analysis, sign up to our newsletter here.