U.S. Cities with the Youngest and Oldest Workforces

U.S. Cities with the Youngest and Oldest Workforces

How has the metropolitan workforce in U.S. cities changed in the past 15 years? CareerBuilder.com, an employment services website, recently released a study that explores employment trends for the 100 most populated U.S. cities, tracking how the numbers of workers ages 22 to 34 and 55 and older have changed between 2001 and 2016. The […]

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 […]

E-commerce Pioneer BedInABox Evolving

E-commerce Pioneer BedInABox Evolving

BY DOROTHY WHITCOMB Producer/retailer meeting challenges new competitors bring BedInABox LLC, a pioneer in the rapidly growing online market for mattresses, is restructuring its management team, refining its product line, expanding its brick-and-mortar dealer base and reaching into international markets to maintain strength in the face of ever-increasing competition. The Johnson City, Tennessee-based company also […]