BedTimes Feature Reporting Wins Double Honors at Folio: Awards

BedTimes Feature Reporting Wins Double Honors at Folio: Awards

BedTimes magazine, published by the International Sleep Products Association, based in Alexandria, Virginia, was a proud double-winner at the influential 2018 Folio: Awards Oct. 9 in New York. Its June 2017 feature, “How to Prepare for the Upcoming Manufacturing Renaissance,” by content editor Barbara T. Nelles, took home the grand prize in the Instructional/How-to category […]

Congratulations to Us!

Congratulations to Us!

Two BedTimes cover stories have been named finalists in the 2018 Folio: Eddie and Ozzie Awards. The annual prestigious awards recognize magazine editorial and design excellence in all industries. “Preparing for the Upcoming Manufacturing Renaissance” by content editor Barbara T. Nelles has been nominated in the Instructional/How-to category for business-to-business publications. The article, which appeared […]

Welcome to the Newly Redesigned BedTimes

Welcome to the Newly Redesigned BedTimes

BY MARY BEST As with mattress making, design plays a crucial role in fulfilling the mission of a magazine. It draws readers into stories and illuminates their meaning. As with mattress styles, design is not static. It constantly shifts based on consumers’ — or in our case, readers’ — needs and interests, trends, market changes, […]

Video: Are you reading BedTimes magazine?

Video: Are you reading BedTimes magazine?

In this video, find out why BedTimes magazine is the must-read resource for mattress and sleep products industry members, with accurate and in-depth news and features on new products, components, technologies and services for bedding manufacturers.

Supplier Members: Update Your BedTimes Supplies Guide Listing

Supplier Members: Update Your BedTimes Supplies Guide Listing

If you’re a supplier of products or services to the sleep products industry, it’s time to make sure your company is correctly listed in the BedTimes Supplies Guide. The BedTimes Supplies Guide is the place the bedding industry turns to when searching for machinery, equipment, components and supplies—everything needed to produce mattresses and related products. The […]

Tossed Your Cookies Lately? New BedTimes Website Launches

Tossed Your Cookies Lately? New BedTimes Website Launches

BY BARBARA T. NELLES I’m speaking in the digital sense of the phrase. The reason I ask is as you can see, we launched a redesigned BedTimesMagazine.com website and want you to use it in all its glory. So clean up your browsing history and dispose of your cookies to get rid of any cached […]

Technology and sleep: a match made in heaven?

Technology and sleep: a match made in heaven?

It’s funny, because we’ve spent a lot of time lately talking about how technology is messing with our sleep — how those ubiquitous smart phones and tablets are making their way into the bedroom and keeping us up with their melatonin-suppressing blue light. But suddenly, technology and sleep are walking hand-in-hand, and technology may be […]

To Las Vegas Market in search of new product and ‘placebo sleep’

To Las Vegas Market in search of new product and ‘placebo sleep’

It’s that time again, the winter Las Vegas Market, when mattress and sleep products makers trot out their latest innovations, new product lines and line extensions. Judging from the number of press releases stored in my DropBox folder, it should be a news-filled show. Is it OK to say I’m exhausted–already? I’m guessing Tempur-Pedic will unveil […]

From BedTimes Editor Jane Kitchen: Tell me a story

I’m settling into my first month here at BedTimes, getting to know company names, industry lingo, and important issues and challenges facing our industry. There are specifics, of course—I am now the proud owner of an in-depth Bedding Industry Glossary with definitions of everything from bonnell to uniflex grid—but there are also so many things […]