Happy Thanksgiving from ESA | As we step into this season of thanks, it humbles us to work with so many successful friends who not only know the power of gratitude, but also live it every day.

Amazon’s attempt to prevent review fraud appears to be foiled, as there has been a surge of fraudulent reviews on the site recently. Within the last few months, many products have landed dozens of five-star reviews within hours or days of being initially merchandised.

Yes, bedding has a high close rate. But the buying gap is still too high for a vital health product like mattresses. Retailers need to make the better sleep connection when consumers are shopping for a mattress.

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ESA’s ROI2018, the firm’s 29th annual show, will be held in Fort Myers on February 14-16, 2018. Registration is now open.

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March finished below expectations, finishing a downward-trending first quarter of three consecutive monthly year-over-year declines in the US auto market