Consumer Reports Sheds Light—and Dark—on Mattresses

Consumer Reports Sheds Light—and Dark—on Mattresses

When Consumer Reports talks, people listen. So while we usually don’t write about other magazine stories in this column, we felt the publication’s February cover story, “Secrets to a Great Night’s Sleep,” warrants review. BY MARY BEST & BARBARA T. NELLES The 14-page feature opens with the results of a survey of 62,000 Consumer Reports […]

This Holiday Season, I am Thankful for the Gift of Co-workers, Readers

This Holiday Season, I am Thankful for the Gift of Co-workers, Readers

Like BedTimes editors before me, I periodically like to use this column to acknowledge and thank the members of the publications staff of the International Sleep Products Association. What better time than the holidays—a time of remembering the blessings in our lives—to say thank you for their commitment, hard work and can-do attitude every day […]

Enjoying the Most Colorful Time of the Year

Enjoying the Most Colorful Time of the Year

  BY BETH ENGLISH One of the best things about autumn—aside from the milder temperatures—is the vividness of the season. By late October and early November, everything near my home in central North Carolina shines. The sky seems bluer and the trees come into all their glory. I enjoy soaking in color, from serene blues […]

Next up: ISPA EXPO 2016

Next up: ISPA EXPO 2016

BY MARY BEST When I attended my first ISPA EXPO in 2012, then BedTimes Editor in Chief Julie A. Palm—with a very straight face—set me loose on the showroom floor in search of hog rings. Surely, the flight to Indianapolis had jolted her brain, I thought, and then I pictured myself wandering around the Indiana […]

ISPA news release: Mary Best promoted to Sleep Savvy editor

ISPA news release: Mary Best promoted to Sleep Savvy editor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 14, 2013 Contact: Karin Mahoney kmahoney@sleepproducts.org (703) 683-8371, ex 1202 INDUSTRY VETRAN MARY BEST PROMOTED TO SLEEP SAVVY EDITOR Best to Bring New, Innovative Ideas to Retailer Focused Publication (Alexandria, VA) – The International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) is pleased to announce that Mary Best has been promoted to editor of […]