New Kingsdown Stores in China Raise Total to 83

With the addition of five stores in China, there now are 83 Kingsdown branded stores in 58 Chinese cities, according to the Mebane, North Carolina-based mattress manufacturer. The stores are part of an ongoing licensing agreement with Hong Kong-based bedding producer and retailer Roth Bedding Technology, also known as Kingsdown China. The latest openings include […]

Steinhoff International Acquires Sherwood Bedding

Steinhoff International, an integrated retailer that manufactures, sources and sells furniture, household goods and clothing in Africa, Australia and Europe, has purchased a majority stake in mattress manufacturer Sherwood Bedding, based in Orlando, Florida. The investment in Sherwood marks an expansion of Steinhoff North American operations in the mattress category, specifically in its manufacturing division, […]

Heritage Sleep Concepts Adds Two to Management Team

Heritage Sleep Concepts, a mattress manufacturer and licensee of the Eclipse International and Eastman House brands since 2015, has added industry veteran Bob Ashburn to its board of directors. Ashburn serves as the Rome, Georgia-based company’s executive vice president of sales and has a long relationship working with the Spears family, owners of Heritage Sleep. […]

Mattress Development Hires Thomas Rehwinkel Sales VP

Mattress Development Co., the licensor and a manufacturer of the Eclipse International and Eastman House bed brands, has hired industry veteran Thomas Rehwinkel as vice president of sales and marketing. He reports to Stuart Carlitz, chief executive officer of the licensing group and principal of parent company Bedding Industries of America, with headquarters in North […]

Consumer Products Pro Ed Cooper Joins Corsicana Mattress Co.

Consumer Products Pro Ed Cooper Joins Corsicana Mattress Co.

Mattress manufacturer Corsicana Mattress Co. has hired Ed Cooper to the new position of executive vice president of sales, marketing and branding. He is responsible for the development and execution of the Corsicana, Texas-based company’s strategic plan as it relates to sales, product development, marketing, training and communications. One of his first assignments was guiding Corsicana’s rebranding and […]

Spring Air Hones Social Media Strategy with New Agency

NEWS RELEASE WRITTEN BY SPRING AIR AND PUBLISHED, UNEDITED, BY BEDTIMES NEW SOCIAL MEDIA AGENCY, STRATEGY, LEAD SPRING AIR’S 2017 CONSUMER COMMUNICATIONS EFFORTS BOSTON, March 15, 2017—In keeping with its 2017 strategy to increase dialogue with consumers using a variety of digital marketing methods, Spring Air International has engaged a new social media agency to […]

Nation Joins Southerland

NEWS RELEASE WRITTEN BY SOUTHERLAND AND PUBLISHED, UNEDITED, BY BEDTIMES Jim Nation Joins Southerland Inc. as Executive Vice President National Account Sales and International Licensing Nashville, TN, March 6, 2017 — Southerland Inc. has hired bedding industry veteran Jim Nation to fill the newly created position of Executive Vice President of National Account Sales and […]

Denver Mattress Co. Joins E-commerce Arena with New Boxed Bed Brand Sleep Animalzzz

Denver Mattress Co. Joins E-commerce Arena with New Boxed Bed Brand Sleep Animalzzz

Manufacturer and retailer Denver Mattress Co., part of Denver-based retail chain Furniture Row, has launched a boxed-bed brand called Sleep Animalzzz sold through the website  The all-foam mattresses retail for $799 in queen sizes and are comprised of a separate upholstered foam topper with accompanying high-density foam base. Beds are manufactured at the company’s […]

Shifman Mattress Co. Unveils New Website

Shifman Mattress Co. Unveils New Website

Mattress industry news release written by Shifman Mattress Co. and published, unedited, by BedTimes Shifman website offers improved design, site navigation and increased functionality Newark, NJ, Jan. 31, 2017: This month, Shifman Mattress Company released its newest and most intuitive website to date. The new website provides consumers with upgraded visuals, enhanced content, improved navigation, and has […]

Manufacturer, Former ISPA Chair Donald Simon Dies

Mattress industry veteran Donald S. Simon died Dec. 12 in Rancho Mirage, California. He was 94. Simon spent his entire career in bedding at the company founded by his grandfather, the former Serta licensee Simon Mattress, based in San Francisco. Simon helped to expand the company from one to three manufacturing plants—two in the Pacific […]

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