Retailer Mattress Warehouse has named Mebane, North Carolina-based mattress manufacturer Kingsdown its Vendor Partner of the Year and honored 15-year Kingsdown employee Anthony LaRocca as Sales Representative of the Year.
Frederick, Maryland-based Mattress Warehouse is a longtime Kingsdown customer with 200 stores in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
“The level of support given by the Kingsdown team really separated them as a partner last year,” said Bill Papettas, executive vice president of Mattress Warehouse. “Everyone in the organization is focused on supporting our team, from corporate to our retail sales associates. Anthony LaRocca in particular, has worked tirelessly to support us. The products are fantastic and the feedback from our customers is fantastic.”
Commenting on the recognition, Frank Hood, Kingsdown president and chief executive officer, said: “What an excellent achievement for the entire Kingsdown team. We value our strong relationships with our retail partners, and Mattress Warehouse is an incredible company to be affiliated with. I couldn’t be more proud of our entire team, and especially Anthony, for the work involved to secure these honors.”