In 2014, the mattress industry continued its upward trend in both unit shipments and wholesale dollar value. U.S. mattress producers shipped over 37 million units and wholesale revenues grew to more than $7.5 billion, reflecting increases compared with 2013 levels of 3.9% and 7.6%, respectively. Average unit selling prices for mattresses and foundations increased 3.6%.
The ISPA 2014 report is packed with other useful industry information on contract sales, imports and exports of mattresses, mattress size data, motion foundation data and retail price point trends. This report also contains information on mattress sales activity in 60 other countries compiled by CSIL Milano and a market analysis by Jerry Epperson of Mann, Armistead & Epperson, Ltd.
“The 2014 annual report provides the most comprehensive and accurate sales information available for the mattress industry,” noted ISPA President Ryan Trainer. “The report helps ISPA members, mattress retailers and those in the financial sector track key business trends and make important commercial and investment decisions. This report also contains good news for the industry, with 2014 U.S. wholesale revenues for mattresses and foundations exceeding $7.5 billion for the first time.”
The 2014 Annual Report is an exclusive ISPA member benefit. Members can easily access the report by logging on to the member-protected portion of the ISPA website.