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1915-1940: An industry comes together

1915-1940: An industry comes together

Mattress producers find strength—and better bedding—through cooperation Bad behavior brought them together. On Dec. 8, 1915, 39 mattress manufacturers gathered at the Great Northern Hotel in Chicago. On a day-to-day basis they were fierce competitors, but…

Winter Las Vegas Market opens with a bang

Winter Las Vegas Market opens with a bang

At Las Vegas Market, bedding halls burst with new products, brand revamps and exuberant exhibitors By Barbara Nelles and Betsi Robinson With the U.S economy surging and unemployment at a new low, spirits soared and new…

The fractured landscape of chemical regulation

The fractured landscape of chemical regulation

Following California’s lead, other states move to impose tighter restrictions on the use, labeling and reporting of chemicals in consumer products. But federal reform may be on the horizon. Recent changes in California provide an example…

Mattress safeguards–To comfort and protect

Mattress safeguards–To comfort and protect

Mattress protectors and encasements allow users to sleep easy, knowing their bed is free from allergens, pests and potential spills (NOTE: Scroll down for product slideshow. All prices are suggested retail for queen size unless otherwise…

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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Profiles »
Boyd banks on Heritage Home brands

Boyd banks on Heritage Home brands

With their latest reinvention, company executives eye 20% annual sales increase BRIEFLY Company Boyd Specialty Sleep Headquarters St. Louis Specialty The Boyd Group includes Boyd Specialty Sleep, The Bedroom Store and Blue Magic. Boyd Specialty Sleep…

On Sleep »

Poor sleep may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease

Amyloid deposits, a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease, appear…

Undiagnosed sleep problems may be common among firefighters

A recent study found that many firefighters may…

Sleep after screen time

Most experts advise turning off the television and…

News »

Mattress Firm to market BedJet heating and cooling unit

Houston-based sleep shop chain Mattress Firm has partnered…

NCFI Polyurethanes unveils all-inclusive website

Foam supplier NCFI Polyurethanes, with headquarters in Mount…

Malouf breaks ground on new headquarters

Logan, Utah-based Malouf is building a 220,000-square-foot headquarters…

Newsmakers »

Soft-Tex builds mattress team

Specialty sleep and sleep accessories manufacturer Soft-Tex International,…

Fourth generation takes the helm at Testrite

Testrite Visual Products Inc., a display-solutions provider, based…

American Down and Feather Council appoints Sweet president

New York-based trade group the American Down and…

ISPA »

New safety hangtag now available

The consumer safety hangtag that you attach to…

John Spence offers ISPA attendees essential strategies for business success

Industry Conference Keynote At the age of 26,…

O’Donnell joins MRC as managing director

The Mattress Recycling Council has hired Mike O’Donnell…

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