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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 »

Yet another reason to keep electronics out of the bedroom

Kids might love their tablets and smartphones, but…

5 tips for surviving daylight saving time

For most Americans, daylight saving time begins at…

Americans prioritize work over sleep

Maybe it’s not only high school students who…

News »

L&P innersprings now ‘Made in USA Certified’

Mattress industry supplier Leggett & Platt, which has…

Wickline exports mattresses to China

Regional mattress producer Wickline Bedding, based in Escondido,…

L&P CPG is now Fashion Bed Group

Chicago-based Leggett & Platt Consumer Products Group has…

Newsmakers »

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…

Microban names business development director

Anti-microbial protection supplier Microban International Ltd. has named…

ISPA »

EPA proposes notice for TDI

The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a “significant…

Maine report removes mattresses

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection is required…

CPSC proposes new phthalates ban

The Consumer Product Safety Commission’s Chronic Hazard Advisory…

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