Join the editors of Sleep Retailer magazine as we speak with leading bedding industry professionals about the latest products, innovations and trends.
Episode 34: Designing High-Performing Retail Environments
Jennifer Magee, owner and creative director of Retail In The City, joins us to discuss the evolution of the in-store retail environment.
Magee shares her unique insights on what today’s consumers are really looking for from brick-and-mortar stores—and how retailers can design their showrooms to ensure that their customers feels safe, comfortable and engaged. From appointment-based shopping options to strategic product organization and even separate entrances, our conversation offers a host of actionable tips for bedding and furniture retailers looking to increase the performance of their stores.
Episode 16: Suite Sleep
Angela Owens, the official “Sleep Diva” at Suite Sleep, joins us to chat about her company’s distinct approach to the hospitality market. She talks with Chris Schriever about breaking the rules of the category, how to develop new products for specific demographics and why sustainability is the reason she gets out of bed in the morning.
Episode 18: Retailer Web Services
Is Artificial Intelligence the future of retail? Many experts believe so. In this episode, Jennie Gilbert, COO of Retailer Web Services, joins us for a deep dive into the world of AI. Chatting with Elaina Hundley, Gilbert explains what exactly AI is - and offers a few tangible ways that retailers can incorporate it into their own business strategies.
Episode 19: Winter Las Vegas Market Preview
The Sleep Retailer team sat down to chat about all things Winter Market! Listen as we discuss some of the highlights from the new winter issue of the magazine - including our Englander cover story, a Q&A about sustainability and Product Focus on kids bedding - and preview a few of the products and programs we're looking forward to seeing in Las Vegas.
Episode 20: Reverie
Adjustable bases are more than just an accessory; they are a powerful tool for enhancing sleep quality. In this episode, we welcome Lisa Tan of Reverie back to the podcast to talk about building unique and customized power base programs for today's marketplace. From the value of creating a full sleep system to the all the latest in adjustable power base trends, this conversation is a must for any retailer looking for new ways to help their customers sleep better.
Motivating During The Pandemic: Stan Steinreich
A conversation with Stan Steinreich, president and CEO of Steinreich Communications.
For this series, we spoke with leaders from across the bedding industry to hear what they are doing to support and motivate their teams and themselves during this uncertain time. What are they doing to keep their employees safe? How has their approach to leadership evolved?