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  • Retail Bedding Spotlight on ArtVann

    Art Van's Winning PureSleep Strategy

    In this month's installment of his new feature, Retail Bedding Spotlight, Bedding Editor David Perry turns the spotlight on Art Van's PureSleep mattress departments, which sell mattresses and sleep accessories in a unified program.

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Blogs

  • David Perry

    Bedding Today

    David Perry

    January 27, 2015

    If walls could talk...

    The ancient Romans had prominent walls in their capital city where they could share their messages. In our industry, we have the walls of World Market Center buildings and parking decks in bedding’s capital city of Las Vegas. Those Vegas walls had some interesting stories last week. Let’s start with a declaration from King Koil, whose banner on the side of the WMC parking deck announced: “It’s time to disrupt your oversaturated market of the same four brands by offering your customers something better and different.” I’ve heard a lot of support for that view — from ...

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  • David Perry

    Bedding Today

    David Perry

    January 20, 2015

    Tempur-Pedic offerings evolve with addition of innersprings

    Rick Anderson calls it "an evolutionary revolution." I call it a fascinating new product move, one that could pay big dividends. We are talking about the new Tempur-Flex line, which we have reported on in another article. (Click to read.) The flex comes from a new, faster-responding type of Tempur material, and the addition of a component that has never before appeared in a Tempur-Pedic sleep set: innersprings. Yes, you read that correctly. Tempur-Pedic has incorporated innersprings into a high-end line of bedding. And the mattress world has not come to an end. In fact, a new chapter is beginning ...

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  • David Perry

    eBedding

    David Perry

    January 18, 2015

    Cool marketing gives Casper an edge in tough bed market

    NEW YORK — When the editors of Men's Journal put together their "Gear of the Year" report last month, they included an unlikely product: A Casper mattress. On Page 78 of the magazine’s December issue, “The Reengineered Mattress” was tucked in with The Bump-Free Mountain Bike, The Stylish Scopes, and The Complete-Meal Pan. Its inclusion in a magazine aimed at adventure-minded young men is another testament to the credibility this company is building with its followers. This is not your father’s mattress company. The online bedding retailer got off to a fast start last year and is generating ...

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