New Sears store sells just mattresses and appliances

Hoffman Estates, Illinois-based Sears has opened its first Sears Appliances & Mattresses store. Located in Pharr, Texas, the freestanding store is dedicated to two of the retailer’s strongest categories and builds on the success of the Sears Appliances store that opened last year in Fort Collins, Colorado, the company said in a news release. “Response to […]

HGTV Star Continues Special Relationship with Stearns & Foster Brand

HGTV Star Continues Special Relationship with Stearns & Foster Brand

Luxury mattress brand Stearns & Foster from Lexington, Kentucky-based manufacturer Tempur Sealy International Inc. has teamed up for the second year with HGTV home design expert Jonathan Scott to promote the luxury mattress brand’s beds. The collaboration features the Stearns & Foster Estate and Reserve collections. Throughout the year, Scott is unveiling new looks, seasonal […]

Stearns & Foster videos highlight craftsmanship

Stearns & Foster videos highlight craftsmanship

Luxury bedding brand Stearns & Foster has created a series of three videos designed to showcase the high-quality materials used in the construction of S&F beds, as well as the work of the people who make them. The brand is produced by Tempur Sealy International Inc., which has headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky. The videos—“Masters of […]

1966-1990: Sealy Inc., Ohio-Sealy duke it out over sales territory, pricing

1966-1990: Sealy Inc., Ohio-Sealy duke it out over sales territory, pricing

The International Sleep Products Association’s first 100 years—Part V of the third installment The Sealy wars erupt: Sealy Inc., Ohio-Sealy duke it out over sales territory, pricing BY JULIE A. PALM If there was a single mattress manufacturer that dominated headlines during the era, it was Sealy. The period began with Chicago-based mattress manufacturer Sealy […]

Shock & awe at Tempur-Pedic, Sealy and Stearns & Foster showrooms

Shock & awe at Tempur-Pedic, Sealy and Stearns & Foster showrooms

Tempur Sealy now hosts three showrooms at Las Vegas Market—Sealy, Stearns & Foster and Tempur-Pedic, on the 14th and 15th floors of Building C—and the mattress major did a good job of shaking things up in each one last week. “Posturepedic is about America,” said Allen Platek, Tempur Sealy vice president of new product development, as […]

Jim Ross: Simmons’ SVP of Design and Innovation

Jim Ross: Simmons’ SVP of Design and Innovation

Bringing creativity, business savvy and cutting-edge practices to a new era at the bedding giant Change has been the engine of Jim Ross’s life since childhood. As the son of an Air Force pilot, he relocated with his family 23 times by the time he started college.  His career in the home furnishings and mattress industries […]

Stearns & Foster Estate collection now with gel foam

Stearns & Foster Estate collection now with gel foam

Jamie Piper, Sealy senior director of marketing and communications, poses with the Stearns & Foster Monogram collection containing ClimaLux gel memory foam. The beds launched at the winter Las Vegas Market and are rolling out to retailers now. At the High Point Market April 20-25, the Trinity, N.C.-based company added models with gel foam to […]

Sealy fundraiser aids Salvation Army

For the third year in a row, Trinity, N.C.-based mattress maker Sealy and its luxury Stearns & Foster brand held a Gift of Sleep fundraiser to benefit the Salvation Army and its residential shelters. For every Stearns & Foster sold through participating retailers Nov. 20-Jan. 11, Sealy donated $100 in new mattresses to Salvation Army […]