Launched last week to help assist professional A/V resellers through challenging economic times due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Almo Corporation has expanded the Almo Financial Relief Program with help from its largest home appliance vendors. As part of this program, Almo is offering an additional 30 days of extended floor plan credit terms to qualified independent retail dealers on appliances purchases made from Almo through April 30, 2020.
NATIONAL SERVICE ALLIANCE
The main features for small businesses of the 2.2 Trillion-dollar Care Act passed by Congress and signed in law by the President is for emergency grants and a forgivable loan program for companies from 1 to 500 or fewer employees. There are also changes to rules for expenses and deductions meant to make it easier for companies to keep employees on the payroll and stay open in the near-term. When we come out of this, and we will, we want to make sure each of you is as strong as possible, because the rebound will be incredible.
JOIN US Monday, April 6th at 3:00 PM EST
National Service Alliance (NSA) will be hosting a discussion on how the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act can help your business during these unusual times. The CARES Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program, the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses.
UNITED APPLIANCE SERVICERS ASSOCIATION
In this time of crisis, United Appliance Servicers Association will be offering different Webinars as outlined below to help you navigate through these turbulent times. These are LIVE events are FREE!
MONDAY APRIL 6th AT 1:30 EST
How to grow sales during this crisis is a free 30-minute seminar specifically designed to address the sales challenges small and mid-size companies face during a crisis.
The audience will learn how to be agile with your sales strategy, what types of sales infrastructure your salespeople need to have in place to keep your sales moving forward.
As business owners we find ourselves in unchartered waters, facing extraordinary stresses centered around survival. People are counting on our levelheadedness and guidance at a time when so much seems uncertain. One thing remains true. Nothing happens until a sale is made. To that end, let’s focus on how best to position our companies to prosper when this crisis is over.
How to grow sales during a crisis is designed for companies from all industries and anyone in a leadership position that is responsible for leading the company's sales efforts:
CONSUMER TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION
Today, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® and American Telemedicine Association (ATA) launched a new website of telehealth technology solutions amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The website, TechHealthDirectory.com , is developed and hosted in conjunction with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and features a growing list of digital health resources - from remote monitoring to telemedicine - to assist the health care industry during the coronavirus outbreak.
IMC OFFERS FREE SUBSCRIPTIONS & TRANSACTIONS ON ITS SHOPZIO B2B MARKETPLACE TO HELP CUSTOMERS ADDRESS BUSINESS DISRUPTION CAUSED BY COVID-19 PANDEMIC
INTERNATIONAL MARKET CENTERS
In an effort to address business disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, International Market Centers (IMC) and its digital innovation division IMC_di announced today that free subscriptions and transactions will be offered to customers through year-end on ShopZio, its B2B digital platform that facilitates product and resource discovery as well as e-commerce.
“The COVID-19 crisis has disrupted business quickly and significantly. While ensuring the health and safety of our staff and customers is our top priority, we also have been able to start planning for recovery and we will use our virtual market tools to help our customers do the same,” said Bob Maricich, the CEO of IMC. “To that end, we are offering gift, home and apparel suppliers virtual market tools — at no charge through the end of the year — to help our customers maintain visibility, market available products and transact business digitally as recovery begins.”