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HICKORY, N.C. — HSM has announced a joint venture called HS2 between E&R-Hickory and Spinks Springs to manufacture and distribute Posturfil, PosturfilHD and Flexecore microcoils in North America. More
PLANO, Texas — Specialty sleep producer Dormeo Octaspring has hired former Tempur-Pedic executive Dany Sfeir as its chief marketing officer for North American operations, a new position. More
HIGH POINT — This year's Piedmont Furniture Club golf tournament will honor Harold Hart, distributor and owner of Hart Furniture in Siler City, N.C. More
HIGH POINT — Serta put together another stellar performance in 2012 with 26.7% sales growth, solidifying its position as the nation's No. 1 bedding producer. More
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The International Sleep Products Assn. says it led the way in developing a new ASTM voluntary crib mattress standard, which sets a size requirement for crib mattresses and establishes a test method to confirm the size. More
INMAN, S.C. — Mattress textile source DesleeClama USA has added Kendall Kellet and Necia Levoit to its team of designers, joining European designer An Feys. More
COON RAPIDS, Minn. - When it comes to shopping for mattresses and furniture in the Upper Midwest, there's no place like HOM. More
EDINA, Minn. — Former King Koil executive Ernie Friedman, who worked in the mattress industry for half a century, has died. He was 81. More
THE WOODLANDS, Texas — A 72.7% jump in furniture and mattress sales helped power retailer Conn's to a total first-quarter revenue gain of 25%, with earnings nearly doubling to $22.2 million. More
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The wholesale dollar value of bedding shipments increased 8.5% in April and bedding units jumped 10.7% that month, the International Sleep Products Assn. reported. More
June 10, 2013
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Phoenix secret shopper study highlights industry problems
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Bedding Today Podcast
In his latest podcast, Bedding Editor David Perry talks about a credibility gap on industry statistics, and a tough-to-read business climate. And so the bedding roller coaster returns. Click here.
Retail Bedding Playbook
Down time is good time for phone selling, training
AVENTURA, Fla. - Most mattress retail sales associates have at least an hour of down time in a typical work day, a survey of RSAs done for Leggett & Platt reveals. Read More