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Born into bedding

Born into bedding

Drawing lessons from the past, family businesses look boldly to the future Family businesses fuel the economy of the United States. They produce 60% of its gross domestic product and account for fully 40% of all…

How to maximize big data

How to maximize big data

To take advantage of new critical tools, companies first must define the business outcomes they want Big data and predictive analytics are creating a big buzz across industries. They are seen as critical tools for making…

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,…

Supplies Guide

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On Sleep »

Risks to sleeping infants vary by age

Newborn babies who sleep with their parents are…

Disrupted sleep is as damaging as no sleep

Interrupted, fragmented sleep is as bad for your…

Poor sleep among veterans linked to dementia

Military veterans who have difficulty getting a good…

News »

U.S., Mexico now ‘rising stars’ in global manufacturing

The United States and Mexico are the clear…

Shifman Masters Collection heads in new style direction

Luxury mattress manufacturer Shifman Mattress Co. is adding…

Mattress Firm and the ‘Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad’ movie tie-in

Houston-based mattress and sleep accessories retailer Mattress Firm…

Newsmakers »

Latex International hires component-sales VP

Mattress industry supplier Latex International, based in Shelton,…

AEC Narrow Fabrics appoints Adams president

Industry supplier AEC Narrow Fabrics has named Charles…

Protect-A-Bed expands Eisenberg’s role

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

ISPA »

Bedding sales show slight August decline

Unit sales of mattresses and foundations decreased 2.5%…

Manufacturers upbeat as GDP increases

Regional surveys issued by the federal reserve banks…

July bedding sales see healthy rise (infographic)

The monthly Bedding Barometer is available at the…

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