Play 18 Holes of Golf and Support Colon Cancer Alliance

Play 18 Holes of Golf and Support Colon Cancer Alliance

If you enjoy a round or two, you won’t want to miss this year’s ISPA Golf Tournament, noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, on the one-of-a-kind Vinoy Renaissance Golf Club course designed by golfer and nature lover Ron Garl, and support Colon Cancer Alliance.  Offering ideal year-round playing conditions, the 18-hole, par-71 course is […]

Make Plans to Attend the 2017 ISPA Industry Conference

Make Plans to Attend the 2017 ISPA Industry Conference

Learn new ways of thinking—and mix and mingle with manufacturers, retailers and suppliers—at the can’t-miss 2017 ISPA Industry Conference Plan now to attend the 2017 ISPA Industry Conference March 8-9 at the Vinoy Renaissance Resort & Golf Club in St. Petersburg, Florida. The biennial event hosted by the International Sleep Products Association brings together mattress […]

How Sleep Can Be a Potential Coping Strategy for Trauma

How Sleep Can Be a Potential Coping Strategy for Trauma

Trauma can be processed easier if people sleep soon after the event, according to a new Swiss study. In a study conducted by researchers at the University of Zurich in Switzerland, two groups of volunteers were shown a video with traumatic images. One group stayed awake after seeing the trauma video and the other group slept […]

Your Short-term Memory Isn’t Gone; It’s Just ‘Sleeping’

Your Short-term Memory Isn’t Gone; It’s Just ‘Sleeping’

How many times have you walked into a room and forgotten why you are there? Sometimes you remember after a brief pause and sometimes not at all. Short-term memory loss strikes again. But scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison recently found that memories once considered lost aren’t gone at all—they’re simply “sleeping.” Researchers conducted experiments […]

How Well Do Americans Sleep?

How Well Do Americans Sleep?

If Americans were given a grade for sleeping, they would have earned a C last year. The SleepScore Million Nights Survey, created by Dr. Mehmet Oz, ResMed and Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas and launched in October 2016, collected 1.5 million nights of sleep data from Americans. The results, presented at the International Consumer Electronics […]

BSC Research says Shoppers Understand a Good Mattress Means a Good Night’s Sleep

BSC Research says Shoppers Understand a Good Mattress Means a Good Night’s Sleep

The message is clear: A good mattress is key for getting a good night’s sleep The Better Sleep Council’s latest consumer research reveals good news for the sleep products industry about consumers’ understanding of the sleep-mattress connection. In the third and final installment about the BSC survey, BedTimes examines their attitudes toward sleep and sleep […]

Lifestyle Adjustable Bed Bases Offer a Comfortable Night’s Sleep

Lifestyle Adjustable Bed Bases Offer a Comfortable Night’s Sleep

The beauty of adjustability Purposeful power bases play many roles in today’s bedroom—from utilitarian medical device to high-tech tool to elegant design statement. BY BETH ENGLISH A lot of products claim to offer something for everyone. In the case of adjustable or power bases, it’s truer today than ever before. The adjustable base, which has been around for decades, […]

Consumer Report Cover Story Sheds Light—and Dark—on Mattresses

Consumer Report Cover Story 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 […]

AEC Narrow Fabrics Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Success

AEC Narrow Fabrics Celebrates 30th Anniversary with Success

AEC Narrow Fabrics comes of age Strategic investments, key leadership hires and workforce training translate into success for 30-year-old textile producer BY DOROTHY WHITCOMB As they commemorate their company’s 30th year in business, executives at AEC Narrow Fabrics plan to capitalize on their unbroken record of continual growth by making strategic investments in both research […]

Colgate Mattress Atlanta COO Dennis Wolkin Awarded 2016 Faces of Manufacturing

Colgate Mattress Atlanta COO Dennis Wolkin Awarded 2016 Faces of Manufacturing

Dennis Wolkin, chief operating officer of Atlanta-based Colgate Mattress Atlanta Corp., received the 2016 Faces of Manufacturing Award, an initiative of the Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dennis Wolkin was selected from hundreds of nominees across the state for his contributions to the manufacturing sector and its impact on Georgia’s […]

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