Can Great Products Solve All Of Your Problems?

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Maybe great products can’t solve ALL of your problems but man O man, they can get close. Consider some of the opportunities facing retailers today and how a strong merchandising strategy can make life so much better. (It’s market time so there is a little selling at the end. 🙂 Thought you should know.) Differentiate […]

The Single Biggest Advantage For Brick and Mortar Mattress Stores

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Before I get started I wanted to give you a heads up on the Dos Marcos Podcast this week on mattress tariffs. What impact will this have on your business? Listen is as we talk through the good and bad. What is the single largest obstacle for most people when buying a bed online? Not […]

Why Brick and Mortar SHOULD Have The Advantage

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First I want to start off by addressing some of the conversations I’ve had with people about my blog from last week, “Is Serta/Simmons In A Death Spiral?”  If you thought there was a sharper edge to my comments than what you normally read from me it’s because there was. My post was written after […]

BrandSource Is On The Move

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This last weekend I had the honor of speaking at the “Better Together Summit”, a national meeting put on by the buying group BrandSource. These guys bring in thousands of people representing over 4,500 stores across the United States and they were fired up. Brand Source CEO, Jim Ristow took the stage in the first […]