Get a hobby and improve your work skills

Get a hobby and improve your work skills

You might think you don’t have time to enjoy hobbies but think again. Hobbies can do more for you than provide a little fun in your free time. An article by Kathleen Harris in the March issue of Real Simple magazine looks at how five hobbies can help you hone specific career skills. 1. Do […]

The look of luxury

The look of luxury

BY GARY JAMES The Flex Group first succeeded with midrange bedding but sees strong future in high-end brands Rafael González sees big potential in the luxury segment of the U.S. market. That’s why his Madrid-based company, The Flex Group, chose to enter the United States with its British-made luxury Vispring mattress line in 2010 and […]

Posh+Lavish recognizes stores

During the past year, luxury mattress brand Posh+Lavish, headquartered in Atlanta, has funded more than 100 surgeries for children in need. It donates 25% of the company’s profits to Cure International, a nonprofit organization that provides treatment to children overseas with severe conditions such as clubfoot, bowed legs, cleft lips, untreated burns and hydrocephalus. To […]

Harrison Spinks honored

Luxury bed maker Harrison Spinks, based in Leeds, England, has received two prestigious Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, bringing the total number won by the company to four. The company was awarded a Queen’s Award for Innovation and one for International Trade during the 2018 award ceremony announced on April 21. It previously received Queen’s Awards […]

Eclipse upgrades website

Eclipse upgrades website

In a move designed to support its licensees and help dealers better merchandise its product line to consumers, North Brunswick, New Jersey-based Eclipse International has overhauled its website to highlight its history, its product line and its global licensing reach. The upgraded consumer-focused site, EclipseMattress.com, includes improved product photography, a dealer locator and a professional […]

Snuz.com opens store

Online boxed-bed brand Snuz.com, with headquarters in Coral Springs, Florida, now has its first retail store in that city. Snuz.com was founded in 2016 by 30-year mattress industry veteran Philip Shen. The new SleepChoices store showcases the U.S.-made, seven-zone Snuz mattress and a line of sleep accessories. The store is designed as a sleep lounge, […]

Want some advice?

Want some advice?

BY BETH ENGLISH Have you ever read advice columns? When I was growing up, the local newspaper was a staple in our house. My brother and I would fight over the comics, especially the full-color ones in the Sunday paper. But even during the week, I found lots to enjoy in the paper. After the […]

Bedgear pillows provide support for foundation

Bedgear pillows provide support for foundation

Bedgear, with headquarters in Farmingdale, New York, has teamed up with Metro Mattress in upstate New York for the launch of the Jim and Juli Boeheim Foundation Performance pillow. Together, Bedgear and Metro Mattress will donate 20% of all retail sales of the pillow to the foundation in an effort to support local youth programs […]

Players get Tempur-Pedic 

For the second consecutive year, Tempur Sealy International Inc. has donated Tempur-Pedic mattresses to players and coaches of the Lexington Legends, a minor league baseball team in Lexington, Kentucky, home to Tempur-Pedic’s headquarters. The Lexington Legends players are using the beds but will donate them to charity at the end of the year. The mattresses […]

Customatic Adjustable Bedz name shifts to Customatic Technologies

Adjustable base supplier Customatic Adjustable Bedz, headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts, has changed its name to Customatic Technologies. “Our new name—Customatic Technologies—emphasizes our broadening product line as we expand in and out of the bedroom,” said Phil Sherman, president. “Since our founding eight years ago, we’ve stretched beyond adjustable bases and mattresses to bring innovative products […]

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