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Twitter Party, Better Bed Quizzz Kick Off Better Sleep Month

Twitter Party, Better Bed Quizzz Kick Off Better Sleep Month

May is Better Sleep Month  … And a number of activities are on tap to raise awareness about the critical relationship between sleep, health and well-being. The Better Sleep Council, the consumer-education arm of the International…

Vita Talalay Earns Cradle to Cradle Gold Certification

Vita Talalay Earns Cradle to Cradle Gold Certification

Latex supplier Vita Talalay by Radium Foam, with headquarters in Maastricht, the Netherlands, unveiled a new patent-pending recipe for its Natural Vita Talalay at ISPA EXPO March 9-12 in Orlando, Florida. The 100% natural latex foam…

The Ins and Outs of Hiring Interns

The Ins and Outs of Hiring Interns

Why interns and internships must provide educational opportunities—not just free labor for your company. BY SUZANNE DRISCOLL The news has been full of stories lately about lawsuits filed by unpaid interns whose main jobs were to…

Increase Your Influence Through a Sense of Presence

Increase Your Influence Through a Sense of Presence

Adopt these characteristics to sharpen your most powerful silent selling tool: A sense of presence. BY TODD COHEN Selling is something everyone does every day. Every conversation is a selling moment and a perfect opportunity to…

Turning New Managers from Buddy to Boss

Turning New Managers from Buddy to Boss

Helping newly promoted managers to succeed BY PHILLIP M. PERRY Does the following story sound familiar? A hard-working employee—let’s call her Debora—proves herself a great sales producer and a real go-getter. When a supervisory position opens up,…

Video Tweets From ‘Best Ever’ ISPA EXPO

Video Tweets From ‘Best Ever’ ISPA EXPO

BY BARBARA NELLES The editorial staff had great fun covering ISPA EXPO last week, speaking with dozens of exhibitors, all of whom invariably described this year’s EXPO as “crazy busy!”, “best ever!” “tremendous!”–and even “insane!” Expect…

ISPA Awards Jim Nation And Dale Carlsen For Extraordinary Service

ISPA Awards Jim Nation And Dale Carlsen For Extraordinary Service

NEWS RELEASE March 17, 2016 Contact: Jasmine Wood jwood@sleepproducts.org (703) 683-8371 ISPA Awards Mattress Industry Veterans Jim Nation and Dale Carlsen For Extraordinary Service (Alexandria, VA) – The International Sleep Products Association honored Jim Nation, executive…

Mattress Industry’s ISPA EXPO Largest Show Ever

Mattress Industry’s ISPA EXPO Largest Show Ever

NEWS RELEASE March 17, 2016 Contact: Jasmine Wood jwood@sleepproducts.org (703) 683-8371 ISPA EXPO 2016 – The Largest in Event’s History Record Number of Exhibitors, Show Floor Space and Attendees (Alexandria, VA) – The International Sleep Products…

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Massindo Group—No Man Is an Archipelago

Massindo Group—No Man Is an Archipelago

Indonesian mattress major Massindo Group lays out plans to expand. BY BARBARA NELLES Jeffri Massie has a winning smile, an easygoing manner—and a lot of responsibility. He is president director of Massindo Group, a large mattress…

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Sleep and Exercise Work Together to Reduce Risk of Stroke

Getting adequate sleep, in combination with regular exercise,…

Study Shows How Facebook and Sleeplessness Are Not Related

A number of studies have found that using Facebook…

Gene May Connect Our Internal Clock and Our Mood

Researchers have identified a gene that might explain…

Why the Yankees’ Manager Tells Ballplayers to ‘Sleep!’

This early in Major League Baseball’s season, no…

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Yogabed Unveils New Sleep Accessories

Online-only mattress retailer Yogabed, which was founded by…

Westin Hotels & Resorts Introduces Sleep Well Menu

Westin Hotels & Resorts has introduced a Sleep…

Tempur Sealy Launches Ecommerce-only Cocoon by Sealy

Mattress major Tempur Sealy International, based in Lexington,…

Startup Sonno Bed Offers Two-Sided Bed with Choice of Comforts

Los Angeles-based Sonno Bed, which launched this year,…

Newsmakers »

Pure Talalay Bliss Expands Sales Team

Bedding brand Pure Talalay Bliss, a division of…

Select Comfort Adds Barbara Matas and Vicki O’Meara to Board

Minneapolis-based Select Comfort, maker and retailer of the…

Protect-A-Bed Promotes Jared Bell and Miquel Marrero

Sleep accessories supplier Protect-A-Bed has promoted Jared Bell…

Gary Fazio Tapped as First Inductee in Mattress Firm Hall of Fame

Gary Fazio, former Mattress Firm chief executive officer,…

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BSC Research Shows Economic Cost of Sleep Loss in the Billions

American adults spend more than $5 billion annually…

Benchmark Your Company’s Performance With ISPA’s Cost Survey

How does your company’s operating and financial performance…

The High Cost of Better Sleep

NEWS RELEASE Contact: Mary Helen Rogers 571-482-5436 mhrogers@sleepproducts.org…

Your Guide to ISPA EXPO 2016

Get ready for ISPA Expo 2016 with this…

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