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Mattress Firm Founder Harry Roberts Tells His Story

Harry Roberts is one the original founders of Mattress Firm, the largest sleep shop chain in the United States. 

In this episode, Harry tells the story of how Mattress Firm got started.

You’ll find out how three guys from South Dakota launched a retail concept that would become the first coast-to-coast mattress store chain. 

You’ll hear stories of what it was like in the early days. 

Where did they get the name “Mattress Firm” and why did it attract customers?

What were the big inflection points for the business?

This episode is packed with answers, insights, and wisdom from one of the industry’s most motivational thinkers. 

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, 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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Purple Rain and Rocking Beds

Prince impersonator, a Rocking Bed, and the first ever Dos Marcos listeners meet-up. In other words, SUMMER LAS VEGAS MARKET! 

What were the highlights and lowlights? Mark Kinsley and Mark Quinn take you on a recap tour.

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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Serta’s New iComfort Mattress Line

Serta invited Dos Marcos to tour the new iComfort roll-out at summer market.

How did the bedding major make the product demonstrable? Will that display system get the message across to consumers?

Are the feels good? How about the step-up story and visual merchandising?

Get the inside scoop.

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 recently launched its Zensory Weighted Blankets and Duvets, which Sarah Bergman talks about in this episode.

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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Sin City in the Sizzling Summer: Vegas Market Time

Dos Marcos sat on bench outside the Aria Hotel and Casino to record this podcast.

Yes, they were offered drugs by a passerby. 

In this episode, they talk about how summertime Las Vegas Market is different than winter market.

What are smart retailers doing in the desert during this unique market?

How can you use this time strategically to grow your business? 

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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Get Ready for Mattress University

Coming up August 17-20, Dos Marcos are heading to New Orleans for the Nationwide Primetime Event.

The duo will be speaking at Mattress University.

In this episode, they give a preview of their talk.

Did you know you were in a fight? If not, get ready to understand the scrap you’re in the middle of and how to come out victorious. 

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 most episodes at Facebook.com/DosMarcosPodcast

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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

Watch the live video of most episodes at Facebook.com/DosMarcosPodcast

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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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