All About Mattress Protectors and Sheets

All About Mattress Protectors and Sheets

BY JULIE A. PALM Changing business formulas afford manufacturers of protectors and sheets growth opportunities for production, marketing and sales With new players emerging and long-time producers changing their strategies…

Long Talks and Line Extensions

Long Talks and Line Extensions

BY BARBARA T. NELLES AND BETH ENGLISH Slower summer Las Vegas show meant more time to talk, rest-test hybrids, and check out adjustables and tech tools To the editors of…

Achieving Transportation Excellence

Achieving Transportation Excellence

BY GARY JAMES Industry members and shipping companies share insights A growing driver shortage. Rising diesel fuel costs. New federal government requirements that limit driver flexibility and delay deliveries. Increasing…

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Spring Air Gets Real

Spring Air Gets Real

Mattress licensing group Spring Air International, with headquarters in Chelsea, Massachusetts, has completed a rebranding project…

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Direct-Sales Guru Garrison Jumps to Blue Bell

Mattress manufacturer Blue Bell, which has headquarters in East Windsor, Connecticut, and is majority-owned by Landon Capital Partners, has hired Gary Garrison to the…

Shifts at Culp Inc. as Founder Reduces Role

Publicly traded textile major Culp Inc. has announced changes to its executive management structure effective Oct. 1. Robert (Rob) Culp III, a company founder,…

Profiles

A Fashion Flair for Bedding

A Fashion Flair for Bedding

BY GARY JAMES Fabric supplier Tricots Liesse builds on expertise gained in years of creating knits for apparel Tricots Liesse may be a relatively new name in mattress…

Blue Bell Mattress Welcomes Big Changes

Harrison Spinks wants to revolutionize bedding

Flex Group: The look of luxury

Nightcap

Feeling Blue

Feeling Blue

Researchers have known for a while that blue light from screens discourages sleep. Now…

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The Open Road

The Open Road

BY BETH ENGLISH “I think I might have heard the highway call” — James Taylor,…