Mattress & Bedding industry news, features and analysis
Restonic, a Top 10 bedding manufacturer, has redesigned its website to "support the dreams" of consumers in the market for a new mattress, the company said. More
Don Peppers, an authority on customer-focused business strategies, will be the keynote speaker at Furniture/Today’s upcoming Bedding Conference. More
There’s a new “S” brand on the bedding stage. And it’s brought to you by the “A” brand: Ashley Furniture Inds. More
The International Sleep Products Assn. is supporting recently introduced legislation here that it says will improve California’s used mattress recycling program. More
Furniture/Today is partnering with the Seena Magowitz Golf Classic at its upcoming Bedding Conference, set for May 14-16 at the Omni Orlando Resort in Championsgate, Fla. More
Top 10 bedding producer Therapedic International has launched a partnership with Grupo Industrial UMO, a memory foam manufacturing company in Colombia. The company will begin producing and selling pillows under the Therapedic name while phasing in the manufacturing of Therapedic mattresses over the next few months. More
Mattress Firm said its sales for the fiscal year that ended Jan. 28 totaled approximately $1.22 billion, but said earnings will fall short of its previous guidance because of heavy promotional activity and inclement weather in several key markets. More
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March 3, 2014We will be helping retailers make more mojo at our upcoming Bedding Conference. Yes, mojo is a good thing, something that all successful retailers must possess. It’s the power that allows individuals and companies to be at the top of their game. “Making Mojo at Retail” is the theme of the conference, set for May 14-16 at the Omni Orlando Resort at Championsgate, Fla. We are pleased to announce that we are partnering with the Seena Magowitz Golf Classic at our conference. The Bedding Conference runs from Wednesday, May 14, through the morning of Friday, May 16, and the ...
February 26, 2014Something extraordinary happened in the specialty sleep arena last year. For the first time since the International Sleep Products Assn. began breaking out innerspring and specialty mattress figures (in 2004), specialty sleep mattress units and dollars declined in a non-recession year.And for the first time ever, the innerspring category grew in units and dollars when the specialty category declined. We do need to add a qualifier here. Those record-shattering trends are based on preliminary figures for 2013 recently released by ISPA. Final figures won't be available for a few months. But we would be greatly surprised if those ...
February 19, 2014This week we shake off the pressing issues of the day and take a long-term look at where the mattress category is heading. The answer: to a pretty good place.The Retail Planning Guide that we published late last year contained a wealth of fascinating insights into markets around the country, and also included our forecasts of retail spending by furniture category for 2018.Yes, I know 2018 seems like a very far way away as we all get used to writing "2014" these days, but it is helpful to step back every now and then from questions about how ...
- Indonesia International Furniture Expo
March 11, 2014 - March 14, 2014
Jakarta International Expo
- Vietnam International Furniture & Accessories Fair
March 11, 2014 - March 14, 2014
Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center
Ho Chi Minh City, VN
- Thailand International Furniture Fair
March 12, 2014 - March 16, 2014
IMPACT Muong Thong Thani
From touring a retail store or playing a round of golf to attending cocktail parties with casual industry peers or learning more about the changing marketplace, professionals who took time to attend the third annual Casual Living Conference found time to squeeze in some fun. Change: The New Status Quo was the theme for the event, held Feb. 19-21 at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.