We joined author, Diane Dorrans Saeks, Scandia Home and Gentry Magazine for a book signing at Scandia Home Palo Alto, to celebrate the publishing of Diane's new book about interiors by Jean-Louis Deniot capturing luxury as well as comfort.
When you enter one of downtown San Rafael’s newest pop-up showrooms, McRoskey Mattress Co.’s nearly 120-year history is apparent.
The brick walls feature posters of hand craftsmanship and staffers explain how their products are made. For a San Francisco company like McRoskey, the pop-up concept proved to be a bold step and a chance to try new things.
“Community is important to us and San Rafael is such a welcoming place,” said CEO Robin McRoskey Azevedo. “We’ve made connections through walk-ins, as well as being more convenient to our long-time Marin, Sonoma and Napa customers. We’ve learned that many people don’t like to travel to San Francisco if they can find what they need here. Reducing the barriers for current and potential customers informed our recent decision to negotiate a longer lease.”
Repost from an article by SFMade's blog, about the importance of manufacturing jobs to changing people's lives, and helping them achieve their dreams. McRoskey has recently hired several job candidates placed by AmericaWorks, this is their story.
This holiday, shop local and shop unique! The merchants and manufacturers of San Francisco's Dogpatch neighborhood a holding a one day holiday sale! There will be sample sales, exclusive products, special deals from over 50 Dogpatch-based business.
We will be "popping up" inside Rickshaw Bagworks at 904 22nd Street, and will have a selfie station, exclusive travel pillows and a special surprise!
For more info, check out DogpatchHolidaySale.com
Selling direct to consumer has been a successful formula for CEO Robin McRoskey Azevedo, who carries on the family’s century-old traditions.
For nearly 120 years, the McRoskey Mattress Company has been a part of San Francisco’s manufacturing community. Now guided by the granddaughter of the company’s founder, Leonard McRoskey, it continues to manufacture and sell its premium quality mattresses and box springs to a loyal and ever-expanding customer base in the Bay Area.
It's official! The McRoskey San Rafael Pop Up opened its doors on November 1st, and has been seeing brisk traffic from local residents, McRoskey customers and neighborhood merchants. If you're in the neighborhood, stop by and visit!
McRoskey San Rafael Pop Up
1340 4th Street
San Rafael, CA 94901