SLEEP. AT SANTANA ROW
Barrie Brown has been actively involved in the retail mattress industry since 1990. He currently owns and operates a luxury retail store in San Jose, Calif. The sleep. at Santana Row store is located in the very upscale Santana Row shopping center and focuses on all natural and organic products. Products offered are Hästens, Vispring, Copeland Furniture, Coyuchi linens, and custom made pillows from The Pillow Bar.
In addition to operating the retail store, Brown is an active consultant to mattress and furniture retailers. He offers training programs, commission plans, merchandising and value-added products. Recent consulting engagements have been with a private equity firm in Asia, ZulaBed.com, Studio Moderna and their US entry—Mattresses Unlimited—as Interim CEO, and others. As Interim CEO of Mattresses Unlimited, he advised Spring Back Recycling on an innovative program to recycle used mattresses. Spring Back Recycling is now recycling over 5,000 units per month.
Brown was the CEO of Mattress Giant from 2002-2009. Prior to Mattress Giant, he was President and COO of Sleep Country USA.