Category Archives: marketing

Tempur-Pedic Hits a HOLE-IN-ONE

Tempur-Pedic recently announced they are the official mattress of the PGA Tour, which makes this its first national sports sponsorship. I think this is a brilliant move by the company and here are a few reasons why: According to Nielsen … Continue reading

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Shorten the Cycle, Stop the Madness

I think most people in our industry accept that consumers shop for a new mattress roughly every 10 years. So much conversation surrounds that statistic and how we can drive consumers into the market more frequently. And where does that conversation almost always go? … Continue reading

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Give Them What They Want

“You can have any color you like, as long as it’s black.” – Henry Ford That quote always cracks me up. I suppose it is because I could never imagine anyone actually thinking that way or speaking that way to … Continue reading

Serta Getting Comfortable with New Ad Campaign

Marketing ain’t easy, I’m just sayin’. Seriously give this some thought: To oversimplify it, you have to take the product you are trying to sell, determine what makes it better than what everyone else has, find the right audience, and … Continue reading

Casper Wants to Kill

The following is a guest post by Mark Kinsley. Casper was a friendly ghost. In the mattress industry, Casper is the brand that wants to kill. They want to kill the bad experience. Murder the margins. Bury the slimy sales guy. Cut out … Continue reading

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