Mattress & Bedding Industry News
Bedding Today provides in-depth coverage of the American bedding industry, bed conferences and latest mattress news reports.
The Top 25 U.S. Bedding Retailers, led by a sizzling Mattress Firm now in the top spot on the list, posted a 16.3% increase in bedding revenues last year. More
Mattress Firm Holding Corp. announced the completion of its acquisition of The Sleep Train, the largest West Coast-based bedding specialty retailer, for $425 million. More
Mattresses made by Serta and Simmons top a new list of innerspring mattress ratings issued by Consumer Reports. More
Fast-growing sleep accessories manufacturer Malouf has acquired a 675,000-square-foot building from La-Z-Boy to speed shipments and strengthen its logistic support for its dealers. More
San Francisco — The answer is: Cable cars, sourdough bread, and McRoskey mattresses. And the question? Name three things that are famous in San Francisco. More
It sounds like a too-personal question: Who are you sleeping with? But the researchers conducting this survey for the National Sleep Foundation weren’t looking for specific names. Rather, they were looking for consumers to categorize the person or creature sleeping next to them. More
Latex Foam International Holdings, a Talalay latex component producer, has appointed Daniel Manning its vice president of components for the eastern region. He will be responsible for working with existing customers to develop new programs and strategies, as well as opening new sales channels. More
Manufacturers who do business in California are now required to identify and label upholstered products that contain added flame retardants chemicals. More
New for the Oct. 18-23 High Point Market for Surya are rugs and pillows from trendsetting home décor brand Bobby Berk Home. More
High Point Videos
October 21, 2014Here's a quick rundown on what's new and notable in mattresses and sleep accessories at the High Point Market: On the showroom scene, there are a handful of new bedding exhibitors, and a couple of bedding companies who have been in High Point before are returning to this market in new showrooms. On the flip side, there are also a couple of bedding producers who have exited High Point. The newcomers are led by Bedgear, a sleep accessories producer that says its new Plaza Suites showroom (1-500) will showcase “game-changing products.” Bedgear officials say they will unveil a ...
October 15, 2014Sitting in the splendor of Reynolds Auditorium in Winston-Salem, N.C., I enjoyed a virtuoso performance by one of the world's greatest musicians, cellist Yo-Yo Ma. It was the eve of the High Point Market, and I found some leadership lessons as Ma's beautiful music filled the auditorium. Ma joined the Winston-Salem Symphony for his evening concert. Robert Moody, the symphony’s music director, introduced Ma as the world’s greatest musician, which would move him past my candidates for that honor, Yanni and John Tesh. (Yes, that’s an attempt at humor, but I do enjoy the ...
Bedding Conference Videos
- Jim Gallman of Simmons Bedding demonstrates a downloadable application that offers retailers and consumers an interactive 3D look inside any Simmons mattress. Simmons said it is the first “augmented reality” app in the mattress industry.(Our video coverage is sponsored by MicroD.)