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  • David Perry

    Bedding Today

    David Perry

    September 2, 2014

    Handful of big winners lead bedding market share derby

    There are winners in the retail bedding derby, and there are those less fortunate players. Our latest list of the Top 25 Bedding Retailers has some of both. Collectively, our Top 25 posted a 7% increase in their bedding revenues (mattress and foundation sales only) last year, far below the Top 25’s performance in 2012, when that group was up a robust 16.3%. As we noted in an earlier column, it’s difficult to keep recording eye-popping double-digit sales increases year after year. Last year, then, was a year of consolidating gains and taking a breather for many ...

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  • David Perry

    Bedding Today

    David Perry

    August 25, 2014

    Attachment rate is debatable, but adjustable beds on the move

    It's time to adjust your thinking about the mattress industry these days. Yes, you need to add an action-packed word — “adjustable” — to your bedding vocabulary. We are talking this week about adjustable beds, one of the rising stars of the mattress category. About three in four of the furniture retailers and bedding sleep shops we surveyed earlier this year said they expect their adjustable bedding sales to be higher this year than last year. Significantly, none of those retailers expects a decline in adjustable bedding sales this year. That’s about as close to a sure thing as you ...

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How did you sleep last night? That's a good opening question when a retail sales associate welcomes a customer into his or her mattress department or mattress shop. 

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