Boyd Specialty Sleep Earns Airbed Patents

Boyd Specialty Sleep Earns Airbed Patents

St. Louis-based mattress producer Boyd Specialty Sleep has been awarded two patents by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its hand controllers, displays and software for use with airbeds and air mattresses. The first of the new patents, No. US9501065, covers a hand controller for an air mattress that uses a series of colors […]

Sleep Number Buys BAM Labs

Sleep Number Buys BAM Labs

Sleep Number has upped its 18% stake in BAM Labs to full ownership, acquiring the San Jose, California-based company for approximately $58 million, using cash on hand. BAM is the provider of the Minneapolis-based airbed manufacturer’s SleepIQ technology. The technology provider was founded by Rich Rifredi and Steve Young in 2006, and also is a […]

Sleep Number sales reach record in 2nd quarter

Sleep Number sales reach record in 2nd quarter

BRIEFLY Select Comfort’s 2nd Qtr. Net sales $275 million Net income $11 million Gross profit $171 million Gross margin 61.9% Earnings per share $0.21 Mattress maker and retailer Select Comfort, manufacturer of the Sleep Number bed, with headquarters in Minneapolis, reported that its net sales rose 17% in the second quarter of fiscal 2015 to reach […]

Select Comfort sales increase sets company record in recent quarter

BRIEFLY Select Comfort’s third quarter Net income $23.6 million Net sales $323 million Gross profit margin 61.4% EPS $0.44 Airbed manufacturer and retailer Select Comfort Corp., owner of the Sleep Number brand, reported third-quarter net income of $23.55 million, a 7.3% increase compared with income of $20.26 million in the same quarter of 2013. Earnings […]

At High Point Market: Symbol emphasizes air

At High Point Market: Symbol emphasizes air

Prominently displayed at the Symbol Mattress showroom (IHFC M-510) was the new Comfort 4U airbed collection, which launched this summer. The beds have two to six adjustable air chambers, as well as premium comfort layers that include, memory foam, gel memory foam and latex. The company manufactures the beds in the United States from U.S.-made […]

PatienTech rolls out the Prevail smart bed

PatienTech rolls out the Prevail smart bed

Prevail by PatienTech is a multichambered airbed whose zones are independently adjusted by a responsive sleep technology system.[/caption]PatienTech/Vista Medical, a Winnipeg, Manitoba-based supplier of pressure-mapping technology and solutions, is rolling out its latest ‘smart bed’ at the Las Vegas Market at the World Market Center July 29-Aug. 2 after two years of software development. The […]

Sleep Number topper offers temperature control

Airbed manufacturer and retailer Select Comfort, with headquarters in Minneapolis, has introduced a DualTemp technology topper to address disagreements between couples about optimal sleeping temperatures. DualTemp uses proprietary ActiveAir technology to heat and cool each side of the bed. The DualTemp layer has two wireless remotes, allowing each sleeper to adjust their side to their […]

Select Comfort first-quarter profits up, sales down

Airbed manufacturer and retailer Select Comfort, maker of the Sleep Number bed, reported net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 was $23.5 million, a 4.7% increase over the prior-year quarter. Net sales for its fiscal first quarter, however, decreased 2% to $258 million, compared with $262 million in the first quarter of 2012. […]

Select Comfort buys Comfortaire

Minneapolis-based airbed maker and retailer Select Comfort has acquired Greenville, S.C.-based competitor Comfortaire in a deal valued at $15.5 million. Select Comfort is best known for its Sleep Number brand of airbeds and operates 410 company-owned stores. It had sales of $935 million in 2012. Comfortaire, founded in 1981, is an airbed manufacturer and marketer […]