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Welcome. I’m Shelly Ibach and my Sleep Number is 35. Today we will answer the question why Sleep Number. One of my favorite Sleep Number stories is from just two weeks ago at our Presidents Circle, which is an annual summit of our top performers from across the country. Such diversity there, we had on one had a 16-year veteran with Sleep Number, a Store Manager who’s still setting records and then we had a first-year sleep professional selling over $1 million in his first year.The comment thread with all of the top performers is their passion about improving people’s lives and their desire to help one another be successful. This mission-based team is focused on improving customers’ lives through individual Sleep Number experiences. This is the foundation of our company and what is really creating a great, great company for all constituents, employees, shareholders, suppliers and customers. Thank you for joining us for a store visit today. We thought it was appropriate to begin the day at the heart of where everything happens, the magic of our store, where the interaction between the Sleep Professional and the store and the product and the customer all come together. We are unleashing Sleep Number’s growth through the strength of our integrated customer-focused strategy, our proprietary products, and our exclusive distribution, and our unique business model.