Author Archives: Q

About Q

Mark Quinn is a 20-year mattress industry veteran with a passion for presenting business in the best possible light. He works hard on strategy and culture, and has a business focus on leadership and marketing. Quinn believes every company is a media company and works hard in the digital space to bring products and stories to the right audience. Family comes first, and FAITH is a verb.

Can You Feel The Shift?

Can You Feel The Shift?  When I started in this industry as a manufacturing rep I was told how important the brand was. We were given studies that demonstrated the consumer awareness of our brand and then we were taught … Continue reading

Sleep Train Raises over $1 Million For Foster Kids

I have been to some really great charity events over the last few decades in the mattress industry and the Sleep Train Charity Golf Classic was no exception. As a matter of fact it was without a doubt one of … Continue reading

When Price Rules The Day

Dave Perry, Executive Bedding Editor for Furniture Today wrote a good article in their September 14th edition. It was titled “Lowball Labor Day Prices Suggest Sleep Is Cheap”, and in it Dave points out all of the screaming deals that … Continue reading

In A Minute

My sister-in-law Romina is on her first boat ride. Ever. They are cruising along the lake about 35 miles per hour and the water starts to get rough. They crash against one wave, then another. As she sits in the … Continue reading

Does Spink and Edgar Pass The Test?

It is easy to spend time talking about the 22 Immutable Laws Of Marketing but a little tougher to look at your own company through those filters. Does your business measure up when looking at it through those 22 different … Continue reading