About the Author

Barbara T. Nelles

Barbara T. Nelles

Content & News Editor
Barbara T. Nelles is content and news editor of BedTimes and Sleep Savvy. Her mattress industry knowledge and experience spans more than 20 years. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from Drew University and a diversified writing, publishing and marcom background. She began her career at a major Chicago advertising agency as a research analyst, moved on to being a fashion and market editor in New York and Los Angeles for a national woman’s weekly and, after raising two children, branched into public relations at a regional North Carolina advertising and PR agency. She is always learning and is a student of content, search, analytics, user experience and social media strategies. She also is a recovered blogger, having written one of the first local food blogs in a former hometown. She currently is based in San Diego.

At Las Vegas Market: Decisions, Decisions!

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Las Vegas Market: It was hot. It was cool. It was curious.

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Let’s Talk About Happiness for a Change

Labor shortages, market disruptions, workplace emergencies — BedTimes has...

Crossing Channels at Las Vegas Market

Perhaps it won’t be a typical show in hot-hot...

Cashing in at Interzum Cologne

There are two ways for mattress manufacturers to make...

Interzum Cologne: Forward-Thinking Exhibitors Face the Future of Mattress Manufacturing

From sustainability to data collection, makers of sleep products...

Industry Refuels in Florida

Biennial ISPA conference features a compelling program, plenty of...

In Las Vegas, Streamlined Collections Showed Maximum Style

Mattress manufacturers gave retailers something to talk about. Adjustable...

Picturing Las Vegas Market

The big chill that swept the country early last...

Treats From the Autumn High Point Show

New lines, fresh looks, streamlined displays and more dotted...

Looking on the 'Light' Side of Bedding News at High Point Market

The BedTimes editorial team went in search of bedding...

Long Talks and Line Extensions

BY BARBARA T. NELLES AND BETH ENGLISH Slower summer...