Steinhoff CEO/CFO Step Down

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Markus Jooste, CEO for Steinhoff and Ben la Grange acting CFO, both step down under growing concerns about accounting irregularities. Markus led Steinhoff on a great run acquiring companies and growing Steinhoff into the second largest retailer in all of Europe finishing right behind IKEA. Their stock took a 60% dive yesterday wiping out over […]

The Question Of The Year

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Before I get started today I want to point out the most recent Dos Marcos podcast episode #62.   In it we talk about the mattress review sites out there, the lawsuit between Casper and Sleepopolis, and my trip to the Sit’N Sleep charity golf tournament so give it a listen. So what is it that everybody seems […]

Can You Trust The Mattress Review Sites?

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Isn’t the mattress industry already tough enough to navigate for the consumer? Lack of transparency on products, thousands of companies screaming product/price/promotion advertising at them, the never-ending sale/used car sales approach for some retailers, producers with long warranties and bad service? Let’s add to this list of problems, shall we? Fast Company recently published this article titled […]

Want a kiss?

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When I was single I had this approach to dating that was incredibly successful so I thought I would share it with you in case you or someone you know are “on the market.” First I would take my date out to dinner where I would hit her hard with all of my redeeming features […]

Mattress Wars, Round 2

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It looks like we have the best selling brand Serta, going after the largest e-commerce player Casper. I like to watch a fight where you have two heavyweights in the same ring. Ding, ding. Serta is alleging that Casper is infringing on its patented design when it developed its new Wave mattress. In the lawsuit, […]