Sibose — Sleep Is Better On Spink & Edgar

Sibose — Sleep Is Better On Spink & Edgar

Family-owned mattress manufacturer established by Jeff and Mark Quinn, Lance and Neil Ellman, brings venerable U.K. bed brand to U.S. BY DOROTHY WHITCOMB Sibose LLC, a company founded by four mattress industry veterans to bring the Spink & Edgar brand from the United Kingdom to the United States, has begun placing its luxury beds with […]

Premium Spink & Edgar Will Return Bounce to American Bedrooms, Brothers Say

Premium Spink & Edgar Will Return Bounce to American Bedrooms, Brothers Say

Mark Quinn, an industry veteran who departed Leggett & Platt in the fall, and his brother Jeff Quinn, a former Mattress Firm vice president, have partnered with mattress-manufacturing brothers Neil and Lance Ellman to introduce the heritage U.K. innerspring brand Spink & Edgar to American consumers. The new company’s name is Sibose, an acronym for […]

L&P announces Quinn departure

L&P announces Quinn departure

Industry supplier Leggett & Platt has announced that Mark Quinn, segment vice president of marketing for residential furnishings, will leave the company Sept. 12 to take a post with another–undisclosed, as of this writing–bedding-industry player. Quinn joined Carthage, Missouri-based L&P in April 2006, as executive vice president of sales and marketing for bedding. He is […]

Mark Quinn leaving Leggett & Platt

The BedTimes Blog Leggett & Platt disruption geek, the very talented Mark Quinn, announced Friday afternoon in a podcast with L&P’s Mark Kinsley that, after eight years, he is leaving the company and “moving on to a new pasture.” But, he’s remaining in the mattress-industry pasture, and will keep blogging about bedding at “Q’s Views.” […]

Let’s talk about sleep

Let’s talk about sleep

Raising awareness, marketing wellness and technology’s growing role in the way manufacturers promote the value of a good night’s sleep When it comes to informing and motivating consumers, messages about the value of a good night’s sleep often take a backseat to the more familiar themes of pricing and product features, as manufacturers and retailers […]

L&P enhances Sleep Geek site

Industry supplier Leggett & Platt, based in Carthage, Mo., has redesigned its Sleep Geek website and removed the membership wall. Users no longer need to register to view content or participate in a range of activities at “Sleep Geek 3.0.” One section of the site, however, Geek University, a training program for retail sales associates, […]

Innerspring makers push back

Innerspring makers push back

Here’s a discouraging statistic: A recently published survey by Consumer Reports found that 40% of mattress shoppers experience buyer’s remorse. Innerspring suppliers BedTimes spoke with for its biennial report on spring trends believe they have the remedy to that. New spring configurations and technology for everything from box spring to bed upholstery layers are improving […]

Leggett & Platt ups Walsh to staff VP of creative services

Industry supplier Leggett & Platt has promoted John Walsh to staff vice president of creative services. He joined the Carthage, Mo.-based company in 2008 as director of creative services. Walsh continues to report to Mark Quinn, segment vice president of marketing. While heading L&P’s creative services department, Walsh and his teams have helped generate increased […]