More King Koil Perfect Contour Reaction Beds Provide Support, Resilience

Mattress licensing group King Koil extended the use of the proprietary Perfect Contour Reaction wrapped-coil unit into several more collections, including Laura Ashley, World Extended Life, World Luxury and World Luxury Intimate. The zoned unit is modeled on one developed by King Koil Australia, is built by Leggett & Platt Inc. for King Koil and […]

King Koil Helps Retailers with Digital Marketing

Mattress licensing group King Koil has developed a digital marketing program to assist King Koil retailers with website development and search engine optimization. A team of digital specialists at its headquarters in Willowbrook, Illinois, built and now administer the offering, which retailers can subscribe to, starting at $299 per month. Other program products and features […]

Forecast for Spring is Cool and Gray at 2017 Winter Las Vegas Market

Forecast for Spring is Cool and Gray at 2017 Winter Las Vegas Market

New products and retooled brands reflect industry’s fascination with a trendy shade—and the importance of sleeping cool BY BETH ENGLISH AND BARBARA T. NELLES The editors of BedTimes braved rain and wintry weather at the Winter Las Vegas Market Jan. 22-26 in search of news from sleep products exhibitors. It was well worth the effort […]

Blue Bell Mattress Co., King Koil Extend Licensing Agreement

Manufacturer Blue Bell Mattress Co., based in East Windsor, Connecticut, has renewed its licensing agreement with mattress licensing group King Koil, headquartered in Willowbrook, Illinois. Blue Bell mattress has been King Koil’s Northeast licensee for nearly 50 years and is the largest of King Koil’s nine U.S. licensees. The agreement grants Blue Bell the rights […]

Blue Bell Mattress, King Koil Extend Licensing Agreement

MATTRESS INDUSTRY NEWS RELEASE News release written by Blue Bell Mattress and published, unedited, by BedTimes  Blue Bell Mattress, King Koil Extend Licensing Agreement to Build on 50-year Partnership  EAST WINDSOR, Conn., Dec. 2, 2016 – Building on a long-standing relationship, Blue Bell Mattress Co. has renewed its licensing agreement with top 10 mattress manufacturer King […]

Owen Shoemaker Named New King Koil President

Owen Shoemaker Named New King Koil President

Mattress licensing group King Koil Licensing Co., headquartered in Willowbrook, Illinois, has promoted Owen Shoemaker to new King Koil president. Shoemaker had been serving as executive vice president and chief operating officer since just after the company was acquired by the Malaysia-based Kaiserkorp Corp. in February 2015. He retains the title of chief operating officer […]

New King Koil owner makes changes to top management

King Koil Malaysia, which acquired King Koil Licensing Co. on Feb. 12, announced several key changes to its U.S. management team. Jin Hoe Yeoh, chairman and managing director of King Koil Malaysia, will serve as chairman of KKLC. Teck Hong Goh has been named chief executive officer of the company. Both will serve on the […]

King Koil adds new licensee

Mattress licensing group King Koil has signed new licensee Sleep International LLC. Based in Tampa, Florida, and owned by industry veterans Steve Antinori and Adam Weinman, the Sleep International plant will manufacture King Koil products for distribution throughout Florida. “We’re very enthused about forming this new partnership with such experienced and talented industry professionals,” said […]

King Koil creates Internet marketing role

Mattress-licensing group King Koil, with headquarters in Willowbrook, Illinois, has named Joe Mulcahy to the new post director of Internet marketing. He reports to Owen Shoemaker, chief innovation officer and senior vice president of international business development. Mulcahy is responsible for King Koil’s Web presence and for developing Internet marketing strategies for the company, its […]

King Koil honors Indonesian retailers

King Koil honors Indonesian retailers

Mattress licensing group King Koil, with world headquarters in Willowbrook, Ill., honored three Asia-Pacific mattress retailers for their outstanding sales growth and brand-development achievements in 2013. All three retailers are served by the King Koil licensee in Jakarta, Indonesia, owned by Chairman Andreas Wihardja and Managing Director Hendry Setiawan. Owen Shoemaker, King Koil senior vice […]

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