ISPA news for June 2015

North Carolina, Alaska legislation introduced to ban flame retardants Legislation recently introduced in North Carolina would ban organohalogen and organophosphorus flame retardants in “bedding,” which could include mattresses. The legislation also would allow manufacturers of products not containing these restricted flame retardants to label their products as such. In Alaska, legislation has been introduced that […]

News release: Sleep, waste of time?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mary Helen Uusimaki 571-482-5436 mhuusimaki@sleepproducts.org Polly Ryder 216-533-2006 pryder@marcusthomasllc.com   SLEEP – WASTE OF TIME OR WELCOME RESPITE? Better Sleep Council Research Shows Americans Are Torn on Feelings about Sleep ALEXANDRIA, Virginia – May 12, 2015 – Research recently conducted by the Better Sleep Council (BSC) shows Americans are conflicted about sleep. […]

Better Sleep Council: A sound message for sound sleep

Better Sleep Council: A sound message  for sound sleep

For more than 35 years, the Better Sleep Council has moved the industry forward by helping you help consumers get a good night’s sleep. Today, it’s stronger and more committed than ever to promoting healthy sleep for healthy sales Quick—name the three major components of a healthy life. Diet, exercise and sleep—you knew that, didn’t […]

Let’s talk about sleep

Let’s talk about sleep

Raising awareness, marketing wellness and technology’s growing role in the way manufacturers promote the value of a good night’s sleep When it comes to informing and motivating consumers, messages about the value of a good night’s sleep often take a backseat to the more familiar themes of pricing and product features, as manufacturers and retailers […]

News release: Sleepless epidemic–5 ways you can avoid the ‘Sleepocalypse’

News release: Sleepless epidemic–5 ways you can avoid the ‘Sleepocalypse’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 30, 2013 Contact: Karin Mahoney kmahoney@sleepproducts.org (703) 683-8371, ex 1131 Chris Sledzik csledzik@marcusthomasllc (216) 514-4573 SLEEPLESS EPIDEMIC: FIVE WAYS YOU CAN AVOID THE “SLEEPOCALYPSE” Better Sleep Council Survey finds more than half of sleep-deprived Americans know how to get better sleep but don’t act on this knowledge. ALEXANDRIA, Virginia – […]

BSC ‘spring ahead’ research: What a difference an hour makes

BSC ‘spring ahead’ research: What a difference an hour makes

According to a February survey conducted by the Better Sleep Council, the “spring ahead” to daylight saving time March 10 at 2 a.m., will have severe impacts on a lot of us. From feeling tired, grouchy or forgetful, 61% of participants said they suffer a variety of ill effects the Monday after resetting their clocks. […]