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Mattress Math

Mattress Math

Follow David Perry's latest blog series on the numbers behind the mattress industry. This week he looks at Age & Sleep: Three Views on Sleep Wasting by Age Groups. Click here to read! Sponsored by King Koil.

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  • David Perry

    Bedding Today

    David Perry

    May 23, 2016

    One-on-one with Gary Fazio: An icon reflects on his career

    The night before, he was the toast of the mattress industry, honored by more than 300 of his colleagues and friends at a gala awards dinner at Furniture/Today’s Bedding Conference. But on this night he sat down to dinner with one just one companion: Me. It was a great evening, filled with reminisces and stories from a career well spent in the mattress industry. Gary Fazio and I had a chance to unwind after the Bedding Conference wrapped up its successful three-day run at the Westin LaPaloma Resort & Spa, at the edge of the mountains outside Tucson. We ...

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  • David Perry

    Bedding Today

    David Perry

    May 18, 2016

    Mattress Mack's genius move: He learns by listening to all

    Jim McIngvale, aka Mattress Mack, is one of the most colorful and quotable figures in the home furnishings industry. I've heard him speak a number of times over the years. I've interviewed him three or four times, and he never fails to disappoint. But when I sat down to lunch with him and a group of Tempur Sealy executives the other day at his sprawling store in Richmond, Texas, he turned the tables on me. If I was in charge of his bedding department, McIngvale posited, what would I do to increase his business? He pulled out a ...

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#MattressTags

#MattressTags

#MattressTags, from editor Thomas Lester, takes a new approach to bedding, bringing you unique, offbeat and at times humorous news that might not make the headlines but that we think is important to business and the people who conduct it, nonetheless... Our hope is to inform, enlighten and maybe make you smile. Read the latest! Sponsored by Spring Air.

Retail Bedding Spotlight

Retail Bedding Spotlight

In this month’s Retail Bedding Spotlight, bedding editor Dave Perry talks about Mattress Firm’s commitment to give back to the communities it serves – a key element of the company’s recent national leadership conference. He also interviews a Mattress Firm manager who attended the meeting. See video. Video reports are sponsored by Therapedic.