Category Archives: mattress industry

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

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 how to leverage that with … 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

Elephants and Applying the 22 Immutable Laws

This is a guest post by Mark Kinsley First, I’ll address the elephant in the room. The answer is, “No, Mark Quinn and I do not have a secret bet to see who can launch the most offbeat marketing campaign … Continue reading

The Law Of Resources

Before I get started I guess I should tell you that I have decided to continue writing this blog. As soon as I posted that I was no longer going to write Q’s Views I had a few friends reach … Continue reading