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Costco Lovers

Costco is more than a giant store.

It’s the single largest buyer of French wine in the USA.

It’s one of the largest pizza chains.

In one stop you can buy a car, a coffin, and a cooler.

Are you one of the many people who love Costco? How does this warehouse club cultivate raving fans? Dos Marcos dive in.

Thank you to our headline sponsor Nationwide Marketing Group. Nationwide serves more than 5,500 retail members with tools, resources, training and technology to help their businesses grow.

Be sure to sign up for Nationwide Primetime, coming up August 17-20 in New Orleans. Dos Marcos will be speaking. This event is one of the best ways to invest in your business. You will walk away inspired and ready to go big!

Also, thanks to our sponsor, PureCare. PureCare designs essential elements necessary to create a healthy sleep environment. PureCare manufactures the official mattress and pillow protectors of both the National Sleep Foundation  and the Woman’s Choice Award

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POP QUIZ on Sleep Essentials with Sarah Bergman

Sarah Bergman is the Vice President of Marketing and Creative for PureCare.

She gives Dos Marcos a pop quiz on how much it cost to acquire a soft goods customer. Do you know the answer?

Listen to this insightful conversation on all-things sleep essentials. You’ll learn how to make more money on every door swing.

Thank you to our headline sponsor Nationwide Marketing Group. Nationwide serves more than 5,500 retail members with tools, resources, training and technology to help their businesses grow.

Be sure to sign up for Nationwide Primetime, coming up August 17-20 in New Orleans. Dos Marcos will be speaking. This event is one of the best ways to invest in your business. You will walk away inspired and ready to go big!

Also, thanks to our sponsor, PureCare. PureCare designs essential elements necessary to create a healthy sleep environment. PureCare manufactures the official mattress and pillow protectors of both the National Sleep Foundation  and the Woman’s Choice Award

Watch the live video of each episode at Facebook.com/DosMarcosPodcast

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Don’t Eff-up Your Process with Weak Questions

Have you created a process, or do your salespeople wing it?

Do you know if your team is asking check-the-box items, or opening a dialogue that will lead to sales and happy customers? 

Learn how to rethink process from Hamilton, Ray Crockett, Jimmy Morris, and Silver Dollar City. 

Thank you to our headline sponsor Nationwide Marketing Group. Nationwide serves more than 5,500 retail members with tools, resources, training and technology to help their businesses grow.

Be sure to sign up for Nationwide Primetime, coming up August 17-20 in New Orleans. Dos Marcos will be speaking. This event is one of the best ways to invest in your business. You will walk away inspired and ready to go big!

Also, we’re excited to announce our new sponsor, PureCare. PureCare designs essential elements necessary to create a healthy sleep environment. PureCare manufactures the official mattress and pillow protectors of both the National Sleep Foundation  and the Woman’s Choice Award

Watch the live video of each episode at Facebook.com/DosMarcosPodcast

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Tempur+Sealy and Mattress Firm Reunite

They are reunited…will it feel so good

After splitting in early 2017, Tempur+Sealy and Mattress Firm announced they’ll reignite their business relationship.

What kind of ripple effect will this move make on the mattress industry?

How will independent retailers be affected?

Mark Kinsley and Mark Quinn take a closer look at the remarriage of two bedding behemoths. 

Thank you to our headline sponsor Nationwide Marketing Group. Nationwide serves more than 5,500 retail members with tools, resources, training and technology to help their businesses grow.  

Also, we’re excited to announce our new sponsor, PureCare. PureCare designs essential elements necessary to create a healthy sleep environment. PureCare manufactures the official mattress and pillow protectors of both the National Sleep Foundation  and the Woman’s Choice Award

Watch the live video of each episode at Facebook.com/DosMarcosPodcast

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Fight the System with One-Star Reviews

Davide Cerretini decided to fight Yelp.

After he refused to pay Yelp and his 5-star reviews disappeared, the owner of Botto Bistro decided to flip the script. He asked people to leave one-star reviews.

This move generated media attention and blew up his business. Come to find out, many people feel Yelp isn’t fair and holds small businesses hostage. 

What can mattress retailers learn Cerretini’s story?

Dos Marcos dissect the review space and focus on strategies to change a negative into a positive. 

Thank you to our headline sponsor Nationwide Marketing Group. Nationwide serves more than 5,500 retail members with tools, resources, training and technology to help their businesses grow.  

Also, we’re excited to announce our new sponsor, PureCare. PureCare designs essential elements necessary to create a healthy sleep environment. PureCare manufactures the official mattress and pillow protectors of both the National Sleep Foundation  and the Woman’s Choice Award

Watch the live video of each episode at Facebook.com/DosMarcosPodcast

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3 most disruptive threats facing the mattress industry

Michael Magnuson is the founder of GoodBed.com, the largest mattress review site on the internet.

In a recent presentation at the Furniture Today Bedding conference, Magnuson explained the three most disruptive threats facing the mattress industry:Ultra cheap mattresses Amazon Review sites

How are these forces forever changing the coastline of Mattressedonia?

In this episode, Dos Marcos dig into the details to help retailers understand the threats and discuss what the industry can do to combat the enemies. 

You’ll notice in this episode we talk about how to spot scam mattress review sites. Click that link to read the article on GoodBed.com. Also, link to this page from your blog or website to help your customers avoid these untrustworthy information sources.

Thank you to our headline sponsor Nationwide Marketing Group. Nationwide serves more than 5,500 retail members with tools, resources, training and technology to help their businesses grow.  

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182 Days in Space with NASA Astronaut Chris Cassidy

Chris Cassidy was the 500th person in history to fly into outer space. He was NASA’s 14th Chief Astronaut and has completed six space walks.

Cassidy is a former NAVY SEAL and has been deployed twice to the Mediterranean and twice to Afghanistan. He is the recipient of two Bronze Stars. 

Chris is also Jeff Cassidy’s brother. Jeff is with GoodBed.com and is well known throughout the mattress industry. 

In this episode, Dos Marcos find out what it’s like to be Jeff’s brother, talk backyard football plays, and discuss sleeping naked in space.

Find out what it’s like on rocket launch day, get insights into the mental aspect of being an astronaut, and hear about how Chris faces life or death circumstances. 

Many thanks to our friend Jeff for setting up this interview and thank you to Chris for taking time to talk. 

Be sure to check out Jeff and Chris’ charity Spreading Positivity.

Thank you to our headline sponsor Nationwide Marketing Group. Nationwide serves more than 5,500 retail members with tools, resources, training and technology to help their businesses grow.  

Watch the live video of each episode at Facebook.com/DosMarcosPodcast

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