Category Archives: Management

Inside the Mattress Firm and Steinhoff Deal

In the last few weeks Mattress Firm has been beaten up and left for dead by some stock analyst out there. Some claiming that Mattress Firm has nowhere to go but down, and that the value of the company was … Continue reading

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One For All And All For One

No I am not a Musketeer, but I thought it was an appropriate headline for this weeks post. I am starting a new company but I need your help to vet the idea. I am going to manufacture running shoes … Continue reading

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Bed Talks 2016 A Huge Success

I recently attended Mattress Firm’s Bed Talks 16 and I’m not sure where to start except to say that Corey Ludens and his team are rock stars in my opinion. They did an amazing job on every detail of this … Continue reading

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

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