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Welcome to the galaxy's greatest mattress podcast! The Dos Marcos Show is co-hosted by Mark Kinsley and Mark Quinn, mattress industry CEOs, #1 bestselling authors, speakers, and founders of The FAM (fam.news). On this fun and frolicking weekly show, you'll get mattress industry insights, gain insider information, and be the first to hear analysis of our original research. Plus, interviews and campfire chats with the experts inside (and out) of the mattress and furniture industry.

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    • 4.9 • 36 Ratings

Welcome to the galaxy's greatest mattress podcast! The Dos Marcos Show is co-hosted by Mark Kinsley and Mark Quinn, mattress industry CEOs, #1 bestselling authors, speakers, and founders of The FAM (fam.news). On this fun and frolicking weekly show, you'll get mattress industry insights, gain insider information, and be the first to hear analysis of our original research. Plus, interviews and campfire chats with the experts inside (and out) of the mattress and furniture industry.

    Brooklyn Bedding's Doug Krinsky Raises Over $100,000 at Ante4Autism Tournament

    Brooklyn Bedding's Doug Krinsky Raises Over $100,000 at Ante4Autism Tournament

    What do celebrities William Hung and Miko Hughes have in common? 

    They both played in the 2022 Vegas Market Celebrity Poker Tournament hosted by Ante4Autism. 

    The annual fundraiser, founded by Doug Krinsky in 2009, has raised over 1 million dollars to date. This year, celebrities and industry veterans alike played alongside one another to help raise almost $140,000. The winner, American Idol celebrity, William Hung (known for the infamous rendition of Ricky Martin's "She Bangs!" song from Season 3) walked away the ultimate champion of the event. Other celebrities included Miko Hughes, Jose Conseco, Dennis Haskins, Erik Seidel, and more. 

    Ante4Autism exists to provide needed support and resources for individuals and families affected by autism. As of 2022, 1 in 44 individuals will be diagnosed with autism. The funds raised at this year's event went to five major charities, including the national charity, Autism Speaks. 

    Listen or watch now to get an in-depth review on all the players, the antics and an update on Brooklyn Bedding!


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    • 25 min
    A Toast, Roast and Market Recap

    A Toast, Roast and Market Recap

    What do you do when your best friend, your business partner and podcast co-host gets a grown-up job at the largest mattress retailer? Celebrate him with a huge toast & roast in Vegas, baby!



    This week, Quinn and Kinsley recap Vegas market: who is winning, what is coming down the pipeline, and what can you expect for Fall 2022 and beyond. They also discuss key topics about how to help manufacturers to win at Markets (hint: they set up questions retailers are looking to answer how you can equip the retailer to get to yes on your merchandise), and what manufacturers can provide in terms of strategies for marketing and selling those products once they hit the sales floor.


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    • 39 min
    Glue Killer: L&P’s XT9 Machine is the Future of Automation and Sustainability

    Glue Killer: L&P’s XT9 Machine is the Future of Automation and Sustainability

    It's not easy being on the forefront of cunning innovation and change, but Leggett and Platt are doing it with confidence and skill.

    On today's episode, David Eidson, Vice President of GSG North America Sales and Paul Block, President of Sales GSG, of Leggett and Platt join Quinn and Kinsley to discuss the new XT9 machine and how L&P is navigating a glue-less world. They also touch on automation and how it impacts quality control measures, trends in machinery and (everyone's favorite topic) the labor market.


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    How Retailers and Brands Can Benefit From the Only Tech Company Williams-Sonoma Ever Bought

    How Retailers and Brands Can Benefit From the Only Tech Company Williams-Sonoma Ever Bought

    What happens when an upscale cookware and kitchen accessories company acquires a visual transformation and technology company?

    If you're Outward Inc., you become one of the premier visual storytelling companies for retailers across the globe.

    Outward Inc., started in the typical Silicon Valley-esque fashion before being acquired by Williams-Sonoma and added into their portfolio of brands. On today's episode, the Co-Founder and Vice President of Development Gaurav Sethi, and Leah Kirkland, Senior Director of Sales, join Quinn and Kinsley to discuss the story and platform behind the innovation Outward brings to the marketing industry.

    They discuss the Aperture Platform — what it is, how it works and how it is different than other technology on the market; inconsistencies in digital marketing; how Outward interacts with major brands; and how they are empowering brands to control their marketing destiny and achieve their dreams.




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    • 38 min
    Transition Alert: Trent Ranburger Hires New CEO

    Transition Alert: Trent Ranburger Hires New CEO

    Trent Ranburger is no longer the President and CEO of Trent Bedding.

    The rumors are true. Trent Ranburger, the founder of Trent Bedding, located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, is stepping down from the business he built. And in doing so, he's showing the industry that you can still be a part of your business without working in your business.

    In today's episode, Trent discusses the factors that led to his decision to transfer the reigns of the business he built from the ground up, how his initial plans changed and what's next on the horizon for him. He also imparts some golden nuggets of wisdom that only blood, sweat and entrepreneurial tears can produce.

    If you missed the episode filmed in Orlando, where Trent discussed the battle with cancer his girlfriend has endured and the impact that it has had on his family, check it out here.


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    • 29 min
    Bed in a Box: The Good, The Bad and the Opportunity

    Bed in a Box: The Good, The Bad and the Opportunity

    Do you prefer boxed wine or boxed beds?

    No, it's not a trick question because we hear both are making a comeback. 

    On today's episode, Quinn and Kinsley are chatting industry disruptor: Bed in a Box, or more informally, mattresses in a box. King size behemoths compressed to postage size boxes and shipped to eager consumers. They discuss:

    - the benefits, 

    - the economics, 

    - how other major players are responding

    - how far compression technology can go, and 

    - are shippable mattresses the future?


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Customer Reviews

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36 Ratings

36 Ratings

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These guys are the best in the business! So many gems to grow personally and professionally!

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Content the industry needs with an infusion of fun

A must subscribe for the home furnishings industry. Mark and Mark provide direction and pragmatic solutions with a layer of pure entertainment. This is the kick-in-the-pants content we need with the entertainment value we crave. Have fun, learn things and get better.

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Best there is

If you’re looking for a podcast that is entertaining and provides relative content about the Mattress Industry, you have to subscribe and listen to Dos Marcos! Mark and Mark are the best in the business and share lots of great stuff.

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