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Awesomely Simple: Keys to success are in your own backyard

Awesomely Simple: Keys to success are in your own backyard

Inspired by his book of the same name, John Spence’s “Awesomely Simple” closing keynote address distilled the best business advice out there into easy to understand and implement bites. A business trainer, Spence offered this key…

‘Practically radical’ advice on how to stand out

‘Practically radical’ advice on how to stand out

William Taylor, a writer, entrepreneur and popular blogger for Harvard Business Review, urged attendees of the 2015 ISPA Industry Conference to become leaders who create meaningful change and long-lasting value in the sleep products industry. “You…

Mattress industry conference, celebration a smashing success in sunny Florida

Mattress industry conference, celebration a  smashing success in sunny Florida

More than 230 mattress industry professionals gathered in St. Petersburg, Florida, March 4-5 to reconnect with old friends and colleagues, learn from top business strategists and celebrate the International Sleep Products Association’s 100th anniversary as the…

ISPA board elects new leadership, trustee

The International Sleep Products Association Board of Trustees has elected a new member and new leadership for the coming year. Kathy Roedel, executive vice president and chief services and fulfillment officer for Minneapolis-based Select Comfort Corp., takes…

Selling sleep goes high-tech

Selling sleep goes  high-tech

A plethora of new digital tools provide powerful ways to put information about your products into the hands of today’s tech-savvy consumers. BY GARY JAMES Technology is adding an extra dimension to the mattress shopping experience,…

Supplies Guide

BedTimes mattress industry Supply Guide

The BedTimes 2015 Supplies Guide is the only comprehensive directory of suppliers, products and services specifically for the mattress industry.

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Colchones Wendy consolidates manufacturing, expands sales territory

Colchones Wendy consolidates manufacturing, expands sales territory

Mexican mattress maker growing company from family roots BY DOROTHY WHITCOMB Having survived more than six decades of cyclical economic upheavals by adhering to conservative financial practices, Mexican mattress manufacturer Colchones Wendy is well-positioned, company executives…

On Sleep »

New sleep guidelines

Ever wonder if you or your children are…

Teens follow in parents’ footsteps when it comes to sleep patterns

Teens may work hard to assert their independence,…

Good news for nappers

Everyone knows a nap can refresh. And now…

News »

Wright Global Graphics expands into new plant

Thomasville, North Carolina-based mattress industry supplier Wright Global…

Mattress Firm reports on an acquisition-filled fiscal year

BRIEFLY Mattress Firm full-year snapshot Net income $44.3…

Culp mattress fabric sales tick up in third quarter

BRIEFLY Culp third-quarter snapshot Net income $3.8 million…

Newsmakers »

Jones Fiber creates top marketing post

Industry supplier Jones Fiber Products Inc. has appointed…

Bedgear expands, realigns sales team

Mattress protection and sleep accessories supplier Bedgear, with…

Shifman makes Beeker national sales manager

Shifman Mattress Co., with headquarters in Newark, New…

ISPA »

ISPA chairman’s message

An investment that protects the industry’s future Ron…

No more shouting: How technology is reshaping marketing communications

“The rules of the marketing game are changing,”…

ISPA forecasts continued gains in U.S. mattress sales

The U.S. mattress industry is expected to see…

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