About the Author

Julie A. Palm

Julie A. Palm

Julie A. Palm is chief wordsmith at Palm Ink LLC in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She has 25 years of experience as a writer and editor for newspapers and magazines and as a publications director. She is a past editor in chief of both BedTimes and Sleep Savvy magazines. She can be reached at [email protected]

Lessons Learned From COVID-19

As businesses reopen after lockdown due to the novel coronavirus, bedding industry leaders reflect on how their processes have changed, what they've learned and how they are keeping employees safe.

Antidumping Explainer

What recourse do U.S. industries have to protect themselves...

Creature Comforts

Despite the havoc caused by the coronavirus pandemic, top-of-bed manufacturers are cautiously optimistic that their products will be among those desired by consumers as the economy slowly reopens.

What Will Tomorrow’s Supply Chain Look Like?

Discussions about bedding trends usually focus on product innovations,...

Keep Supply Chain Top of Mind When Shopping

Sleep products manufacturers can approach their time at ISPA...

Speak for Yourself

Getting involved in the political process and advocating for...

Adjustable Bases: Smarter Than Ever

Today’s stylish power bases offer a range of must-have...

Headwinds and Tailwinds

No matter which way the wind blows, bedding industry...

The New Fundamentals of Foams

Learn the ABCs of foam innovations, including additives, bio-based...

Reduce Waste, Save Money

The Mattress Recycling Council has launched the Sleep Products Sustainability Program, a new initiative to help mattress manufacturers reduce waste and energy consumption — making their operations more efficient and saving them money.

The Machine Shop That Could Turns 50

Atlanta Attachment Co. has grown from a small machinery...

Happy Hours: How to Make the 8-to-5 Workday a Good Experience for Employees

Check out what these bedding industry executives say about...