U.S. mattress sales dipped in the fourth quarter of 2017, compared with the same three-month period in 2016, according to Bedding Market Quarterly, a sales trend report published by the International Sleep Products Association.
Sales of mattresses and foundations decreased by 10.6% and wholesale revenues fell by 4.2%, compared with the same quarter last year. The average unit selling price jumped by 7.1%.
Year-to-date 2017 unit sales decreased by 8.3% while the wholesale dollar levels of those units dropped by 4.4% compared to 2016 levels. The year-to-date AUP increased 4.3% over the same period of 2016.