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Working with testing laboratories

Working with testing laboratories

This is a test: How to work with testing laboratories to build better, safer bed sets and help you meet federal flammability and other standards Always a key part of the mattress industry,  product testing is…

Mattress ticking’s 21st-century aesthetic

Mattress ticking’s 21st-century aesthetic

Category makes a contemporary, sophisticated statement through enhanced sense of style Fashion is playing an increasingly important role in today’s ticking as bed producers seek new ways to differentiate products on retail floors and grab consumer…

Mattress vendors lower opening price points, emphasize feature-filled accessories

Mattress vendors lower opening price points, emphasize feature-filled accessories

While the summer Las Vegas Market July 27-31 was one of the slowest in terms of retailer traffic that editors of BedTimes can recall, we saw more product launches than at previous midsummer shows. King Koil,…

Mattress recycling 2014–Everything you need to know

Mattress recycling 2014–Everything you need to know

As new laws take effect in three states, BedTimes takes a closer look at implementation timelines, recycling fees, registration requirements, and how the whole thing works Companies selling mattress sets in three states soon will need…

What is the Mattress Recycling Council?

What is the Mattress Recycling Council?

The Mattress Recycling Council is a nonprofit organization established by the mattress industry to create and manage state-level recycling programs. Using fees that retailers collect from consumers, MRC contracts with service providers to collect and recycle…

Supplies Guide

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PranaSleep: Zen and the art of Talalay

PranaSleep: Zen and the art of Talalay

PranaSleep blends quality and yoga-themed branding to create luxury latex sleep systems Over the course of the last year, PranaSleep, a manufacturer of luxury Talalay latex mattresses, has begun to evolve into the national brand that…

On Sleep »

Study of twins discovers ‘short sleep’ gene mutation

Researchers who studied 100 pairs of twins have…

Losing sleep over a divorce may mean blood pressure problems

Those who experience persistent sleep problems after a…

Lack of sleep may hurt memory

A new study by researchers at Michigan State University…

To improve your abilities, dream on…

People with frequent lucid dreams are better at…

News »

OMI adds retailers, predicts growth for organic mattress category

Organic Mattresses Inc., a manufacturer of handmade, organic…

In North Carolina, today is ‘Kingsdown Day’

Local dignitaries, community leaders and employees of Kingsdown…

Pure LatexBLISS shifts trade-show focus, concentrates on smaller events and venues

Mattress manufacturer Pure LatexBLISS, which is owned by…

Newsmakers »

Protect-A-Bed expands Eisenberg’s role

Mattress and pillow protection supplier Protect-A-Bed has increased…

L&P announces Quinn departure

Industry supplier Leggett & Platt has announced that…

Dormeo retools marketing roles with Sfeir departure

Specialty sleep producer Dormeo N.A., headquartered in Plano,…

ISPA »

Bedding Barometer: Mattress sales see healthy growth in June

The International Sleep Products Association‘s June Bedding Barometer (pay…

News release: ISPA adds newsroom veteran Betsi Robinson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 21, 2014 Contact: Mary…

Vermont passes extensive chemical regulation law for children’s products

The Vermont legislature has passed a bill regulating…

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