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.

Being Grateful Is Being Happy

My brother Jeff sent me this link a few days ago so I thought I would pass it along to you. It is a blog post about being grateful written by Kristin Wong and posted to Lifehacker. In it you … Continue reading

Why Is ISPA Really Changing Their Sales Reports?

In this recent announcement posted on Furniture Today, the International Sleep Products Association (ISPA), announced that they were changing the way they report industry numbers. The three primary changes are: Report quarterly vs. monthly Improve accuracy of foam mattress imports by weeding … Continue reading

Profit Pressure Equals Downsizing

The latest round of axe swinging is complete and this time it is the Serta/Simmons Bedding (SSB), work force that are the victims. My understanding is that close to 100 employees were given their notice as the executive team tries … Continue reading

Discount Tire Doesn’t Discount The Experience

So…I exit interstate 44 on Range line, (in our little town that is a busy spot) and I hit something and my tire goes immediately flat. I am in the worst possible place, lots of traffic right at rush hour, … Continue reading

What Is Driving Our Industry?

I read the Mattress Industry Executives Linked In post by Barrie Brown as it related to Tempur Sealy a little over a week ago and thought that Barrie raised some good questions and made some good points. (If you are … Continue reading