Ante4Autism adds more sponsors

Ante4Autism adds more sponsors

The 10th annual Ante4Autism Poker Tournament, which will take place on a new night (Saturday, Jan. 27) at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino during the Winter Las Vegas Market, has gained more industry sponsors. Joining presenting sponsor Leggett & Platt Inc. and a host of others, Karl and Cathi Glassman agreed again to be […]

Las Vegas Market is a mellow show with maximally cool products

Las Vegas Market is a mellow show with maximally cool products

Bedding exhibitors engage buyers with aesthetics, boxed goods and lots of temperature talk BY BARBARA T. NELLES AND BETH ENGLISH Home furnishings buyer attendance at the Summer Las Vegas Market July 30-Aug. 3 was on a par with last summer’s show, according to officials at the World Market Center in Las Vegas, although to the editors of BedTimes, […]

Eclipse International, Eastman House partner with Houston licensee Sleep Designs to produce mattresses for Hurricane Harvey shelters

News release written by Eclipse International and Eastman House and published, unedited, by BedTimes Tractor trailer loads of twin mattresses on way to Hurricane Harvey victims NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Aug. 31, 2017 – Moved by the storm damage and flooding from Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Eclipse International and Eastman House have teamed up with its […]

Bedding Industries of America adds licensee in India

North Brunswick, New Jersey-based Bedding Industries of America, the licensor of the Eclipse International, Eastman House, Hemingway and Van Vorst brands, has expanded into India with the naming of Repose Mattress of Coimbatore, India, as its newest licensee. The agreement with Repose increases BIA’s licensees to 62, including 17 in the United States, two in […]

Bedding Industries of America Licensing Group Adds Van Vorst Bed

Bedding Industries of America, the licensor of the Eclipse International, Eastman House and Hemingway brands, now is licensor of the CB Van Vorst Mattress brand, in partnership with trademark holder Blue Ocean Sleep. The latter is owned by industry veterans and brothers Jim and Mike Malkiewicz. According to a news release, existing licensees of BIA, […]

Eclipse International and Eastman House Donates Beds to Kids

Eclipse International and Eastman House Donates Beds to Kids

Eclipse International and Eastman House, part of North Brunswick, New Jersey-based Bedding Industries of America, donated 212 mattress sets to Beds for Kids, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based nonprofit that provides beds to children and their families. Eclipse and Eastman House donated the beds and partnered with Precision Textiles, a supplier of ticking and flame barriers […]

Heritage Sleep Concepts Adds Two to Management Team

Heritage Sleep Concepts, a mattress manufacturer and licensee of the Eclipse International and Eastman House brands since 2015, has added industry veteran Bob Ashburn to its board of directors. Ashburn serves as the Rome, Georgia-based company’s executive vice president of sales and has a long relationship working with the Spears family, owners of Heritage Sleep. […]

Mattress Development Hires Thomas Rehwinkel Sales VP

Mattress Development Co., the licensor and a manufacturer of the Eclipse International and Eastman House bed brands, has hired industry veteran Thomas Rehwinkel as vice president of sales and marketing. He reports to Stuart Carlitz, chief executive officer of the licensing group and principal of parent company Bedding Industries of America, with headquarters in North […]

Forecast for Spring is Cool and Gray at 2017 Winter Las Vegas Market

Forecast for Spring is Cool and Gray at 2017 Winter Las Vegas Market

New products and retooled brands reflect industry’s fascination with a trendy shade—and the importance of sleeping cool BY BARBARA T. NELLES AND BETH ENGLISH The editors of BedTimes braved rain and wintry weather at the Winter Las Vegas Market Jan. 22-26 in search of news from sleep products exhibitors. It was well worth the effort […]

Pleasant Mattress Adds Eclipse International and Eastman House License

Pleasant Mattress Adds Eclipse International and Eastman House License

Fresno, California-based bed maker Pleasant Mattress Inc. now is licensed to manufacture the Eclipse International and Eastman House mattress brands, which are administered by Bedding Industries of America, with headquarters in North Brunswick, New Jersey. Pleasant Mattress manufactures its own Maxx brand and also is a licensee of Spring Air International. “Pleasant Mattress is one […]

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